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Peter Carney: Hadrian's Wall Guide
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Tour the best parts of Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site with a friendly and knowledgeable guide. See some other reviews on Hadrian's Wall with Peter Carney
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Henshaw, Hexham, England
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

Peter picked us up at our hotel in Durham for a full day of British History. Prior to our coming he had encouraged us to visit the British Museum to view the Vindolanda letters which we did. Then he took us to where they were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Adventure753659
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Well what a find. My son (15) and I travelled up to Hexham to see Hadrian's wall and we found Peter on Tripadvisor so we enlisted his services for an entire day. Peter kindly picked us up in the morning and drove us not only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rachel J
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Having to rely on a mobility scooter, I spend quite a bit of time researching guides as we travel. Due to the terrain, I feared Hadrian's Wall would be a challenge for me perhaps having to view it only from inside our car. I took...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wrightdebra54
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We had such a fascinating day with Peter Carney. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of Roman (and other) history, combined with the rare skill of imparting it in logical chunks, so that a complex period of history becomes understandable. We started with a visit to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank clarendon47
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

A friend and I hired Peter to guide us on a half day tour of the area around Haltwhistle and Hadrian’s Wall. I am so glad we did! We enjoyed our time so much more having the history of the area explained to us. Peter...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I booked a Hadrian’s Wall history tour for myself & my mum and was rewarded with a brilliant day out. Peter is so knowledgable, he really brought the history of the Wall to life. We visited The Roman Arny Museum, Vindolanda (very good cafe there)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 6 September 2018

My friend and I traveled to Haltwhistle to see and experience Hadrian's Wall. We booked an afternoon tour with Peter Carney, he took us to a beautiful section of the wall and shared in detail the history of the wall, how it was built and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The day we spent with Peter Carney was the highlight of our UK trip. His knowledge of Roman history and the area were invaluable as was his easygoing personality. We were picked up at our B&B in Haltwhistle and driven to some of the very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank danielcT9666PA
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We weren't really sure what this was all about but after reading the comments section I decided we would take a day and visit Hadrian's Wall on our way from Edinburgh to York. It ended up being a highlight of our trip! Peter is incredibly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic tour of the areas of the wall, scenery and museums. Peter has a HUGE amount of knowledge and delivers it in an easy to digest, passionate and interesting manor. Patient and adaptive I couldn’t recommend him more.

Date of experience: July 2018
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