Archaeological Excavation Tours

DATE

Daily Thur 10 Jun - Thur 5 August 2021 

TIME

11am and 2pm

LOCATION

Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall 

SUITABLE FOR

Everyone

Between 10 June – 5 August 2021visitors to Birdoswald Roman fort will have the opportunity to see an archaeological excavation in action. During the tour you’ll hear about the history of the fort and previous excavations, experience the archaeology live and, depending on the stage of the project, see some of the latest finds. The project is a collaboration between Newcastle UniversityHistoric England and English Heritage and will be running over several seasons. 

The approximately 45 minutes long tours are included in the standard admission price and are conducted daily, twice a day at 11am and 2pm. 

To book your tour, please head to our booking system and;

1. Choose a date between 10 June – 5 August
2. Select the 11am or 2pm slot
3. Choose your ticket type(s) and click ‘Check out’
4. Select number of tickets for Birdoswald Archaeology tour and click ‘Continue’. 

The tour will start in front of the Bunkhouse at Birodoswald Roman fort and take you through the site as well as excavation area. Please remember to wear suitable footwear.

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Prices

Type Price
English Heritage members Free
Adult £9.90
Child, 5-17 years £6.00
Concession £9.00
Family (2 Adults) £25.80
Family (1 Adult) £15.90

Price Notes

Entry to the Birdoswald Excavation Tours is included in the site standard admission price. Members are free but still need to book. 

How to book

Pre-booking online for both Birdoswald Roman fort and the Excavation tours is essential. To book your tour, please click the Book now button and; 1. Choose a date between 10 June – 5 August 2. Select the 11am or 2pm slot 3. Choose your ticket type(s) and click ‘Check out’ 4. Select number of tickets for Birdoswald Archaeology tour and click ‘Continue’. 

How to find us

Property: Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Address: Gilsland, Brampton, CA8 7DD
Location: Brampton, Cumbria, North West

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