Three Millenia Tour
EXPERIENCE THREE MILLENNIA
(3000 YEARS OF ENGLISH HISTORY)
IN ONE DAY……
Langley Castle Hotel in collaboration with Wild Dog Outdoors have made it possible to experience three Millennia in one day. Visit Hadrian’s Wall in the morning (Roman Times), Hexham Abbey & Hexham Old Goal in the afternoon (Middle Ages) and explore Newcastle Quayside in the evening (Recent times).
Half day tours with your own experienced guide from £40 per person (Tours of 2 – 4 persons)
First Millennium: Roman Times
The Romans fortified northern England with Hadrian’s Wall, now a World Heritage Site. Explore Vindolanda Fort and Museum, Housteads Fort, Chesters Fort, Corbridge Roman Army Museum.
Second Millennium: Middle Ages
Experience the days of King Arthur, Knights, Stately Castles – stay at Langley Castle.
From Langley Castle visit Hexham Abbey, Hexham Old Goal, Walkworth Castle, Bamburgh Castle – seat of the ancient Kingdom of Northumbria, Dunstanburgh Castel, Alnwick Castle – home of the Duke of Northumberland, and used in the filming of Harry Potter, Newcastle Keep and Blackgate, Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral.
Third Millennium: Recent Times
Newcastle and surrounding area have all the comforts of modern times with history of recent centuries
Recent Times: Explore Newcastle Quayside, Tyne Bridges, the Sage Gateshead – music and arts centre, the Baltic – centre for contemporary art, Newcastle Metro centre.
Recent Centuries: Bessie Surtees House – 16th and 17th Century merchants house, of Jacobean architecture, Beamish Open Air Museum – world famous for telling the story of people in the North East during Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian periods.