Hadrian's Wall Path
Opened in May 2003, this trail is an 8 day walk, but can be extended to enable visits to various Roman Sites

  • Route:
    Wallsend to Bowness on Solway or Bowness on Solway to Wallsend
  • Grade:
  • Distance:
    84 Miles

  • Walking Days:
    8 Days, Walking 10-12 Miles Per Day

If you are intrigued by the Romans this is the ideal walk for you The path follows busy quaysides, old railway tracks, passing through interesting villages. Along most of the path there are some remains of the wall to be seen. At Housteads the way is alongside the Roman Fort through magnificent scenery of the National Park. Birdoswald nearby houses the Military Museum and so onto Carlisle. The last part is across the flat marshes of the Solway Firth, following the line of yet another railway and canal now disappeared except for a sea lock at Port Carlisle.  
The Wall Near Housesteads
The Wall Near Housesteads
Corbridge Roman Site 

Corbridge Roman Site

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