Hiking map and hiker on the Hadrians Wall
Hiker with beautiful view on the Hadrians Wall
The Wall of the Hadrians Wall
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Hadrians Wall

Following the Traces of the Romans.

Famous Hadrians Wall once served the Roman Empire as fortification against the wild tribes of the Picts and Scots in the north of England. The remarkable earthen wall still can be traced and many Roman forts are still visible. „Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail“stretches over 84 miles from Bowness-on-Solway in the west to Wallsend in the east. On this tour you cross some of the most beautiful parts of England – from undulating green meadows and solitary wild moors to the lively centres Newcastle and Carlisle.

Walking

Walking
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
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Itinerary

Newcastle on the river Tyne has a long tradition as sea-port. Modern and tradition meet in a harmonious way.

Transfer from Newcastle to the starting point of Hadrians Wall, with views on Bowness-on-Solway, one of England’s five „Areas of outstanding natural beauty“. The summits of Lake District are your steady companions today, as well as a rich birdlife. Carlisle is a lively city with medieval fortress. Explore ancient rooms, stairways and dungeons with legendary „lick-stones“. 

approx. 7 hours
23 km
90 m
80 m

The tour today goes from Carlisle through the beautiful rural countryside to Lanercost. This hike along the infinite wall is very impressive. Your tour ends in the small village of Lanercost, where you should be in the local pub to try the local beer.

approx. 7 hours
23 km
220 m
130 m

At first you pass by Birdoswald Fort and walk up to the famous Winshields Crags to Steel Rigg. Birdoswald Fort lies high above a bend of river Irthing. Take the time to enjoy this picturesque part of Hadrians Wall. Now the territory starts to rise and you walk past many watch towers.

approx. 7 hours
23 km
420 m
270 m

Sustained by a substantial English breakfast you reach the best known part of Hadrians Wall. Pass  Sycamore Gap and Crag Lough, location of many historic films. Continue to Houseteads, with almost fully maintained Roman fort and fantastic scenic views. As one of the 12 permanently manned forts it was built by Hadrian approx. 124 AC.  The Romans knew the place as „Vercovicium“, the place with the best fighters.

approx. 6 hours
19 km
200 m
410 m

Enjoy scenic views of the Cheviout Hills and many places to stop for a snack. Recuperate and sustain yourself with a substantial British dinner.

approx. 7 hours
24 km
440 m
380 m

The last day is one of many contrasts. In the morning you follow river Tyne through lovely pastures. Then the industrial heritage of Newcastle upon Tyne follows suite. Past hotels, Tyne Bridge, Sage Gateshead (modern concert hall) and the recently opened Baltic (arts centre) – here the Industrial Revolution changed into a Cultural Revolution. Segedunum, the Roman fort marks the end of Hadrians Wall.

 

approx. 7 hours
24 km
140 m
250 m

Tour character

You walk on marked paths through remote scenic countryside. A good fitness level for walking up to 7 hrs is required.

Prices and events

All data for 2019 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
daily
Hadrians Wall 7 days, UK-HWWNE-07X
Base price
Surcharge single room
819,00
340,00

Category: middle class hotels, country hotels, B&B`s and very good hostels

Season 1
Apr 1, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
Newcastle
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
77,00
154,00

Services and infos

Included:

  • 6 overnight stays as stated, breakfast included
  • Luggage transfer
  • Welcome meeting (English)
  • Transfer Newcastle – Bowness-on-Solway
  • Transfer after the last tour from Segedunum to Newcastle train station or hotel
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents 1x per room (German, English)
  • Service hotline

Optional:

  • Organized transfer from and to the airport Newcastle, EUR 60 per way (max. 4 people), payable in advance, reservation required.

Arrival / Departure:

  • Airport London, Edinburgh or Glasgow and by train to Newcastle (www.thetrainline.com).
  • Airport Newcastle and via metro to Newcastle Central Station, approx. EUR 5 per person. Further on via taxi to the hotel, approx. EUR 30 per way.
  • Return at the end of the tour to the starting point or to the train station Newcastle is organized and included in the price.

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Number of participants: min. 2 persons
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
Franziska Schwaiger
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Franziska Schwaiger, Costumer service

Ratings

5 of 5 Stars (2 Ratings)
5 stars
Sonja K. AT | 05.10.2017
Tolle Wanderung
Sehr schöne Wanderung und perfekte Unterkünfte. Wir genossen diese Wanderung in vollen Zügen!
5 stars
Thomas Herbst DE | 13.04.2017
Hadrians Wall
Die Reise hat uns sehr viel Spaß gemacht und wir konnten aufgrund der guten Organisation wunderbar abschalten. Die Übernachtungen fanden in tollen Unterkünften statt und wir konnten alles rundum genießen. Ein Dank an alle Beteiligten, bis demnächst!

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