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Hadrian's Wall visiting Birdoswald and Housesteads Roman Forts

Hadrian's Wall ... an epic World Heritage Site, marching 73 miles from sea to sea across some of the wildest and most dramatic countryside in England.

A fascinating day out for anybody interested in British history! The first stop of the day will be at Birdoswald Roman Fort. Set on a high spur overlooking the River Irthing the views from the Fort are spectacular. From here we will then move on to Housesteads Fort, one of the best-preserved and most impressive ruins. The trip will be led by a guide with expert knowledge on Hadrian’s Wall who will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Good walking clothing and shoes are essential for this trip.

Websites: english-heritage.org.uk


THERE ARE TWO PICK-UP POINTS FOR EVERY INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY TRIP
1) The main pick-up point is where Dover Street meets Oxford Road; 2 doors down from the International Society building (see first map below). This pick-up takes place at the time stated on the website and on your ticket.

2) The coach also picks up from The University of Salford's Maxwell building (see second map below). PLEASE NOTE: this pick-up takes place 30 minutes before the time stated on the website and on your ticket.

 



WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE AT THE DEPARTURE POINT?
Always allow plenty of time to get to the departure point and we recommend that you are there at least 10 minutes before the stated departure time. The coach picks-up from Salford (see above) 30 minutes before the time stated on the website and your ticket.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING ALONG FOR THE TRIP?
As weather in the UK can be unpredictable, we advise you to always wear appropriate clothing to anticipate rain and cold weather. Food is not provided on the trips, however you are more than welcome to bring along pack lunches or to purchase refreshments at your destination. Please note that hot food is not permitted on the coach at any time. 

DAY TRIP CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
Please bring your ticket to the office at least one week in advance of the trip taking place if you know that you are unable to go. Please note that ticket money cannot be refunded for trips unless the ticket is resold after we have sold our own tickets. A cancellation charge of £1.00 per ticket is made. Refunds must be collected within 14 days of the trip.

PLEASE NOTE THAT NO MONEY CAN BE REFUNDED IF YOU DO NOT SHOW UP ON THE DAY OF THE TRIP OR ARE LATE AND MISS THE COACH. 

THE SOCIETY AND STAFF CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS, OR INJURY SUSTAINED BY PARTICIPANTS ON INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY TRIPS.

FURTHER INFORMATION
You might find it helpful to browse our website or call us on 0161 275 4959.

When
1st June 2019 8:30 AM   through   7:30 PM
Location
William Kay House
327 Oxford Rd
Manchester
M13 9PG
United Kingdom
Contact
Phone: (0)161 275 4959
Trip fee
Trip fee
Members £ 40.00
Non-members £ 40.00
Children (4 to 16 years) £ 30.00
Children (2 to 3 years) £ 10.00

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