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Hadrian's Wall Tour with Peter Carney

We thoroughly enjoyed our all-day tour with Peter Carney in July 2016. It was very helpful to have him pick up the four of us in our party at our hotel in Durham and drive us to and from Hadrian’s Wall. Along the way toward Hadrian’s Wall, he gave us important historical background so we could “hit the ground running” when we actually got to our destination. We especially enjoyed our time at Vindolanda. Peter really made those stones come alive! It was also fun to stop at the Vindolanda dig and have him introduce us to some of the folks working that day and talk about recent discoveries. Peter was flexible with our schedule and interests. He even made a special effort to stop at the Sycamore Gap so we could get a photo between rain showers! Finally, Peter ended our full day with some time at Durham Cathedral. Peter Carney made this tour of Hadrian’s Wall one of the highlights of our three week trip to England. His charge for the full day was very reasonable. His web site is

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I have to agree that Peter Carney is great. I really like the convenience of having him come and pick you up. He told me he's willing to come to train stations such as Newcastle and Carlisle, as well as a local hotel or B&B. The man really knows his Roman history.