Walking Holiday in England on
Hadrian's Wall Path, one of England's long distance walking trails, walking
in the far North of England from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway, via Carlisle,
Castlestead, Housesteads, Chollerford, Heddon-on-the-Wall and Newcastle
The Hadrian's Wall Path is an 86 mile way-marked long-distance walking trail. This hiking tour can be walked in either direction.
This English self-guided walking holiday hikes through some of the highlights of Roman Britain thanks to Emperor Hadrian and his wall. The Hadrian's Wall Path is a great introduction to walking holidays in UK. The Hadrian's Wall Path tour walks through some of Northern England's most historic landscapes full of wildlife and Roman heritage, and the cities of Carlisle and Newcastle are en-route.
|Hadrian's Wall Path walking trail is clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your walking holiday in Northern England.|
|Hadrian's Wall Path is one of UK's National Walking Trails. The walking holiday begins at Newcastle on the east coast of England, and traverses the whole of North England, to Solway Firth on England's West Coast. The route passes through the cities of Carlisle and Newcastle, both of which are great places to visit, good shopping and a fine selection of restaurants and pubs. All along the route there are roman remains to visit and interesting countryside to enjoy. This walking holiday is great hiking for visitors to the UK as it offers a taste of England's ancient history mixed with the modern UK of today in the cities of Carlisle and Newcastle.||The hiking route
is a great first walking holiday as it is fairly easy walking and offers
a wealth of interesting places to visit en-route.
This is a popular walking tour, so we have carefully selected comfortable accommodation to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and site-seeing. Why not take some rest days in Carlisle to explore the city, or make an excursion England's famous Lake District. Newcastle is also popular with its fine art gallery, museums and selection of shops, restaurants and pubs.
Suggested 11 Day Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive Newcastle
Optional Day 1: extra day in Newcastle
Day 2: Wallsend to Newburn 10 miles
Day 3: Newburn to East Wallhouses 10 miles
Day 4: East Wallhouses to Chollerford 9 miles
Day 5: Chollerford to Once Brewed 13 miles
Optional Day 2: extra day to visit Housesteads and Vindulanda Forts
Day 6: Once Brewed to Gilsland 9 miles
Day 7: Gilsland to Newtown 10 miles
Day 8: Newtown to Carlisle 9 miles
Day 9: Carlisle to Burgh by Sands 8 miles
Day 10: Burgh by Sands to Bowness-on-Solway 7 miles
Optional Day 3: extra day in Carlisle
Day 11: depart
Suggested Tour Duration:
10 nights, 9 days walking
Min/max daily distance:
Average Daily distance:
This walk connects to:
St Oswald's Way
What's not included
can walk this hiking tour over 7 days at about 12 miles per day. Why not
combine this walking holiday with a hiking tour in another part of the UK.
Our staff will be happy to advise and arrange necessary transfers.
This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.
Short walking breaks are also available, with 2 or 3 days walking. Just select the part of the path you want to walk.
The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Online booking available. A deposit of £55 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
|How to get there||
Plane to Newcastle, Glasgow or Edinburgh, where we can arrange transfer
to the start of the route
By Car to Newcastle or Bowness where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Carlisle or Newcastle
|back to top|