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Bus Trip: World Heritage Site - Antonine wall

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17 September 2017 (Meet bus 10am outside City Chambers. Booking details below.)

Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival

Sunday 17th 10am-6.30pm

Meeting Point: Outside the City Chambers

The most Northern of the Roman Frontiers the Antonine Wall stretches from east to West Scotland. This tour is a unique , all day tour which explores the objects, places and stories associated with the Antonine Wall.

The Antonine Wall, Unesco, World Heritage Site, is part of a series of frontiers stretching across Europe, the Mediteranean and North Africa. Built in AD142 by Emperor Antoninus Pious the wall was home to many soldiers from within the Roman World. Within the comfort of our Antonine Wall Vintage bus, we will visit the Hunterian Museum investigating the finds associated with the soldiers who lived on the wall, discovering who they were and how they lived. On foot we will explore the largest fort on the wall, find out about the bathing habits of the romans, and visit one of the highest strategic viewpoints the romans used. The tour will be all day, so bring your own lunch or visit Dobbies Bearsden café . Its important you dress according to the weather and sturdy footwear is a must, as uphill walking will be included in the tour !

 

Booking essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bus-trip-world-heritage-site-antonine-wall-tickets-37162583287

Key Information

Where to find us

Address
  • Glasgow City Chambers
  • George Square
  • Glasgow
  • G2 1DU