Welcome to Peter Carney’s Tours

“Our visit to Hadrian’s wall with Mr. Carney was sensational. Even though two of us were former Latin students and closet Romanophiles, it was amazing how much more we learned following and listening to Peter. I truly hope we can return in the not too distant future to see more in the area with him”  Gary Behrend

Hadrian’s Wall – Car Tour
Sycamore-Gap

Why was the Wall built? Why was the Wall built here? Who built it and who manned it? What happened up here over the next 300 years and why did the Empire eventually collapse?

Hadrian’s Wall – Circular Walk
Hadrian's wall magnificent scenery

The Wall was built through some magnificent scenery and this walk will take in the most iconic section including Housesteads fort and Vindolanda before returning to the start.

Durham Cathedral and Medieval Streets Tour

Why and when was the Cathedral built?

Why and when was the Cathedral built? What motivated the builders who knew they would never live to see it finished? What did it look like in the middle ages and what’s happened in here over the last 1000 years?

Border Reivers Tour

Why was the frontier between England and Scotland such a dangerous place for 300 years in the middle ages? Who were the Reivers and outlaws who lived here and how was law and order eventually restored?

Educational Tours

A wonderful educational day out.

A wonderful educational day out. Ideal for studying the Romans and a comprehensive understanding not only of the frontier but Roman life in general. I will follow the curriculum for your age group and lead the day.

Meet Peter Carney