Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall Walk

Immerse yourself in history with a walking tour on the Hadrian’s Wall Path, a fascinating and rewarding coast to coast walk from England’s east to west alongside one of Britain’s iconic landmarks. 

Hadrian’s Wall is Europe’s largest surviving Roman monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Opened in 2003, the Hadrian’s Wall Path follows the course of the Roman barrier closely along it’s entire length and is one of Britain’s most popular long distance walks. 

Walk through some of the wildest and most beautiful scenery in England and enjoy regular viewings of forts, milecastles, turrets, museums and visitor centres all along the wall assisting you in your journey of discovery.
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Viewing format
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 19.4 km
Duration 4:52 h
Ascent 52 m
Descent 60 m

A lovely urban walk from Wallsend to Newburn along the River Tyne. 

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from Kinga Baranya,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Long distance hiking trail
Newburn to Heddon-On-The-Wall
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 6.1 km
Duration 1:45 h
Ascent 132 m
Descent 18 m

Walk from Newburn to Heddon with rewarding hilltop views. 

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from Kinga Baranya,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Long distance hiking trail · Castle Morpeth
Heddon-On-The-Wall to East Wallhouses
Difficulty easy
Distance 10.2 km
Duration 2:45 h
Ascent 76 m
Descent 37 m

Walk from Heddon-On-The-Wall to East Wallhouses with spectacular views to the countryside of Northumberland and the wall itself.

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from Kinga Baranya,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Long distance hiking trail · Tynedale
East Wallhouses to Chollerford
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 15.1 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 157 m
Descent 243 m

Walk along the wall path over rolling countryside from East Wallhouses to Chollerford.  

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from Minna Harshbarger,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Long distance hiking trail · Tynedale
Chollerford to Once Brewed
Difficulty moderate
Distance 20.3 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 312 m
Descent 151 m

Follow the wall from Chollerford to Once Brewed walking through quintessential English countryside. 

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from Kinga Baranya,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Long distance hiking trail · Tynedale
Once Brewed to Gilsland
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 15.3 km
Duration 4:15 h
Ascent 202 m
Descent 294 m

A challenging walk from Once Brewed to Gilsland with excellent views across the landscape. 

from Kinga Baranya,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Long distance hiking trail · Carlisle
Gilsland to Newtown
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 16 km
Duration 4:15 h
Ascent 96 m
Descent 172 m

A pleasant walk along the wall from Gilsland to Newtown. 

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from Kinga Baranya,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Long distance hiking trail · Carlisle
Newtown to Carlisle
Difficulty moderate
Distance 15.5 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 10 m
Descent 57 m

Walk through rural countryside to reach the end of this stage in the lively town of Carlisle.

from Kinga Baranya,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Long distance hiking trail · Carlisle
Carlisle to Bowness-On-Solway
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 23.9 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 33 m
Descent 26 m

Walk from Carlisle to Bowness-On-Solway through a region which is recognised as an “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty“.

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from Kinga Baranya,   Macs Adventure Ltd