Celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in Hadrian’s Wall Country
Stay in self catering luxury on the Roman Frontier
elebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in Hadrian’s Wall Country with this unique opportunity to light one of 60 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Beacons in the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage site as part of the official Beacon lighting celebrations.
You’ll have an opportunity to be part of the Beacon lighting ceremony within Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall.
You’ll be based at the 4* gold award winning Common House Farm Cottages a stone’s throw from Hadrian’s Wall, and have the opportunity to explore the World Heritage site aboard the AD122 Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus. Additionally, you’ll receive a personalised guided tour of Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery’s new Roman Frontier; Stories beyond Hadrian’s Wall exhibition.
The prize includes four nights for two people in ’The Bothy’ on a self catering basis at the gold awarded Common House Farm self catering cottages, just 5 minutes from Hadrian’s Wall in the beautiful countryside of Hadrian’s Wall Country. Common House Farm has its own wind turbines and bio mass boiler, and is a Gold Award wining Green Tourism Business. All cottages are environmentally friendly, and offer comfy accommodation, stunning views and access to some of the country’s best walking landscape of Hadrian’s Wall.
The prize also includes exclusive access to the new Roman Frontier Gallery at Carlisle’s Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery , with a personalised curatorial tour illustrating the impact the Romans had on life in Britain and to whet the appetite for an exploration of the 73-mile-long structure that marked the northern limits of the Roman empire. Visitor attraction passes allowing unlimited access to all other sites along Hadrian’s Wall (which is itself a World Heritage Site), including the major forts and the museums and castles are also included. Additionally, getting from A to B won’t be a problem either: the winner will get unlimited three-day AD122 Hadrian’s Wall Bus Rover tickets linking your accommodation directly with Carlisle and all sites along Hadrian’s Wall.
For further information on visiting Hadrian’s Wall Country visit www.hadrians-wall.org
Enter your details on the right to enter the competition.
The competition closes at midnight on 26th April 2012.