For centuries these were wild border lands, dangerous territories at the frontier of warring nations. Hadrian’s Wall is one of the Roman Empire’s best preserved remains – a legacy of policing the very fringe of ancient Rome’s dominions.
Long after the Romans left, the region descended into lawlessness as Border Reiver families roamed the lands driving farmers into their fortified houses for safety. Our tour explores this dramatic period of history, visiting some of Europe’s best known sites, and ranging over glorious countryside.
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