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Hike Hadrian's Wall Path

Hadrian's Wall Path


Min: 7 ft
Max: 1083 ft
Uphill: 4587 ft
Downhill: 2789 ft
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Distance: 83.89 miles
Duration:6 days
Min: 7 ft
Max: 1083 ft
Uphill: 4587 ft
Downhill: 2789 ft

Trail characteristics

Dirt road
Forest track
Hiking trail

Route description

A fascinating coast-to-coast trail amidst pristine nature.
© VisitBritain A fascinating coast-to-coast trail amidst pristine nature.

Hadrian's Wall Path is a unique long-distance hiking path. It leads you across the island along a fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site: Hadrian's Wall. On more than 135km/84mi, you explore pristine nature as well as the influences Roman soliders had on the regional history. The path is well signposted with an acorn symbol, and can be walked in five to sevel days.


  • Stage 1: Wallsend - Heddon on the Wall
  • Stage 2: Heddon on the Wall - Chollerford
  • Stage 3: Chollerford - Steel Rigg
  • Stage 4: Steel Rigg - Walton
  • Stage 5: Walton - Carlisle
  • Stage 6: Carlisle - Bowness on Solway
Sturdy shoes necessary
Overnight stay available
Eating options available

Interesting facts

  • Make sure to bring sturdy footwear on this track. Hiking boots are highly recommended. There are places to buy beverages and food along the track. However it’s always recommended to bring enough water and food along with you.


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National Trails
Signal Court, Old Station Way (Eynsham)
OX29 4TL
+44 (0) 1434 611519
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