Dr James Bruhn

Scheduling, Marine and Battlefields Team
Historic Scotland
British Roman Archaeology

James Bruhn received his BA in anthropology and history from the University of Colorado (Magna Cum Laude), and his MA and PhD in British Roman Archaeology from the University of Durham. Originally from the northeast of Scotland, he is a specialist on Roman Frontiers in northern Britain and a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and Newcastle upon Tyne.

Dr. Bruhn has spoken at numerous academic conferences in North America and Europe, has authored a scholarly book on Roman Archaeology and has written book chapters in several scholarly publications including the Seventy Great Inventions of the Ancient World by Brian Fagan. He has excavated along the Antonine Wall and has tutored small groups on his specialty. Additionally, Dr. Bruhn has organized and been the speaker in several conferences about Roman Britain.

‘History is the focus. The tour was largely in rural areas with a wonderful variety of sites. James is very smart and an excellent leader. I learned a lot. “Pub crawl” is a catchy title for a great learning experience. Enjoy it.’ – Conover Hunt

Archaeology Tours Led by Dr James Bruhn

Wales & England - NOW BOOKING!

Roman Wales and England Tour

15 Days
Availability : June 2 – 16, 2025
Tour Wales and Western England on a journey to discover its prehistoric, Roman, medieval and industrial remnants, including UNESCO World Sites at Conway, Beaumaris, Caernarfon and Harlech.
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England - 2024 SOLD OUT

Through the Glass Darkly: An Archaeological Pub Crawl of England

13 Days
Availability : June 2 - 14, 2024
England Tour: Explore prehistoric stone circles, glorious abbeys, Hadrian’s Wall, and medieval castles in remote areas, with meals and overnights in traditional pubs and inns.
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