Archaeology Tours of Birdoswald Roman Fort

DATE

Mon - Fri 13 June to 7 July 

TIME

Tours at 11am and 2pm

LOCATION

Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall 

SUITABLE FOR

Everyone

Back for summer 2022! The excavations of Birdoswald Roman Fort have begun and once again you have the opportunity to enjoy a guided tour of the excavations. See the past unfold before your eyes as we discover the 2,000 year old history hidden beneath the soil

The excavation project is a collaboration between Newcastle University, Historic England and English Heritage where experts and students from Newcastle University guide you round the fort, explaining the excavations and the exciting history of the fort.

Book tickets

Tours last up to 1.5 hours and include an introduction to the fort and previous excavations followed by a tour of the current excavations. The recommend minimum age is 8 but all ages are welcome. The tours take place outside so please dress for the conditions.

Prices

Type Price
English Heritage members Free
Adult £10
Child, 5-17 years £6
Concession £9
Family (2 Adults) £26
Family (1 Adult) £16

Price Notes

The guided tours are free, however, general admission still applies.

How to book

To book a guided tour of the excavations, simply book a normal admission ticket online and add a free Birdoswald Archaeology tour to your booking. The tours take place Monday to Friday at 11am and 2pm, so make sure to select a weekday when booking your admission ticket.

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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