Hadrian's Wall Path
Walking Holiday in
Northern England

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The Hadrian’s Wall Path
Walking Holiday in Northern England
from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness on Solway

Walk 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 upon Tyne.
The Hadrian’s Wall Path is an 86 mile way-marked long-distance walking trail. This hiking tour can be walked in either direction.

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.

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Hadrian’s Wall Path walking trail is clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your walking holiday in Northern England.

his 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.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.

Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

The Hadrian’s Wall Path 9 day itinerary
Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway
7 days walking and 8 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1:  Arrive Newcastle
Optional Day 1: extra day in Newcastle
Day 2:  Wallsend to Heddon-on-the-Wall      15 miles
Day 3:  Heddon-on-the-Wall to Chollerford  16 miles
Day 4:  Chollerford to Once Brewed              13 miles
Optional Day 2: extra day to visit Housesteads and Vindulanda Forts
Day 5:  Once Brewed to Gilsland                     9 miles
Day 6:  Gilsland to Newtown                          10 miles
Day 7:  Newtown to Carlisle                            9 miles
Day 8:  Carlisle to Bowness-on-Solway         14 miles
Optional Day 3: extra day in Carlisle
Day 9:  depart

£640pp
dbl/twin

£832pp
single occ

£872pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £48 per person depending on location

Suggested Tour Duration:
8 nights, 7 days walking
Total Distance:
86 miles
Min/max daily distance:
8/16 miles
Average Daily distance:
12 miles
Grading:
easy/moderate
Features:
 Newcastle upon Tyne
Housesteads
Vindolanda
Birdoswald
Castlesteads
Carlisle
Bowness On Solway
This walk connects with:
Cumbria Way
Cumbria Coastal Way
St Oswald’s Way

 

The Hadrian’s Wall Path 11 day itinerary
Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway
9 days walking and 10 nights

Suggested 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

£800pp
dbl/twin

£1,040pp
single occ

£1090pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £48 per person depending on location

Suggested Tour Duration:
10 nights, 9 days walking
Total Distance:
86 miles
Min/max daily distance:
7/13 miles
Average Daily distance:
10 miles
Grading:
easy/moderate
Features:
 Newcastle upon Tyne
Housesteads
Vindolanda
Birdoswald
Castlesteads
Carlisle
Bowness On Solway
This walk connects with:
Cumbria Way
Cumbria Coastal Way
St Oswald’s Way

 

 

The Hadrian’s Wall Path 12 day
  RELAXED PACE itinerary
Newcastle upon Tyne to Bowness-on-Solway
10 days walking and 11 nights

Suggested 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 Wall                            9 miles
Day 5:  Wall to Grindon                                          9 miles
Day 6:  Grindon to Cawfields                                8 miles
Day 7:  Cawfields to Banks                                   10 miles
Day 8:  Banks to Irthington                                    7 miles
Day 9:  Irthington to Carlisle                                  7 miles
Day 10:  Carlisle to Burgh by Sands                       8 miles
Day 11:  Burgh by Sands to Bowness-on-Solway   7 miles
Optional Day 2: extra day in Carlisle
Day 12:  depart

 

£880pp
dbl/twin

£1,144pp
single occ

£1,199pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £48 per person depending on location

Suggested Tour Duration:
11 nights, 12 days walking
Total Distance:
86 miles
Min/max daily distance:
7/12 miles
Average Daily distance:
9 miles
Grading:
easy/moderate
Features:
 Newcastle upon Tyne
Housesteads
Vindolanda
Birdoswald
Castlesteads
Carlisle
Bowness On Solway
This walk connects with:
Cumbria Way
Cumbria Coastal Way
St Oswald’s Way

 

The Hadrian’s Wall Path 5 day itinerary
  HIGHLIGHTS Of HADRIAN’S WALL
Wall to Newtown
3 days walking and 4 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1:  arrive Wall
Day 2:  Wall to Once Brewed         14 miles
Optional Day: extra day to visit Housesteads and Vindulanda Forts
Day 3:  Once Brewed to Gilsland   9 miles
Day 4:  Gilsland to Newtown         10 miles
Day 5: depart

£332pp
dbl/twin

£428pp
single occ

£448pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £48 per person depending on location

Suggested Tour Duration:
4 nights, 3 days walking
Total Distance:
33 miles
Min/max daily distance:
9/14 miles
Average Daily distance:
11 miles
Grading:
easy/moderate
Features:
 Housesteads
Vindolanda
Birdoswald
Castlesteads

 

The Hadrian’s Wall Path 6 day itinerary
  HIGHLIGHTS Of HADRIAN’S WALL
RELAXED PACE
Wall to Newtown
4 days walking and 5 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1:  arrive Wall
Day 2:  Wall to Grindon                  9 miles
Day 3:  Grindon to Once Brewed   5 miles
Optional Day: extra day to visit Housesteads and Vindulanda Forts
Day 4:  Once Brewed to Gilsland   9 miles
Day 5:  Gilsland to Newtown         10 miles
Day 6: depart

£415pp
dbl/twin

£535pp
single occ

£560pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £48 per person depending on location

Suggested Tour Duration:
5 nights, 4 days walking
Total Distance:
33 miles
Min/max daily distance:
5/11 miles
Average Daily distance:
8 miles
Grading:
easy/moderate
Features:
 Housesteads
Vindolanda
Birdoswald
Castlesteads

 

What’s included
in your UK walking holiday
on
England’s Hadrian’s Wall Path

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • OS 1:25,000 map
  • guide book to Hadrian’s Wall Path

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday
on England’s Hadrian’s Wall Path

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
 

What’s not included
in your UK walking holiday
on England’s Hadrian’s Wall Path

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

How to get there:

  • By 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

National Trail Walking Holidays
We offer walking holidays on the National Trails of England and Wales in the UK.

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