Hadrian's Wall Path Walking Tour England.

DAY 1: Arrival in Tynemouth (Newcastle)

From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Tynemouth.

DAY 2: Wallsend to Heddon-on-the-Wall

Distance 23km • Approximate Walking Time 5-7 hours • Ascent (↑) 250m

From the best excavated Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall follow the River Tyne past the old heartland of the British Empire's shipbuilding industry. After passing through the rejuvenated vibrant city of Newcastle, you follow a former Waggonway before leaving the River Tyne and meeting the Wall again at the village of Heddon-on-the-Wall.

DAY 3: Heddon-on-the-Wall to Chollerford

25km • 5 - 7 hours • (↑) 170m

Follow the old Military Road and the earthen defenses on either side of Hadrian’s Wall past the Roman Fort of Rudchester and the Port Gate, where the main Roman road into the North of Britain used to pass through Hadrian’s Wall. You pass the Heavenfield battle site, where Oswald, king of Northumbria, won a famous victory in 734, before arriving at Chollerford, with the fascinating Roman fort of Chesters.

DAY 4: Chollerford to Once Brewed

21km • 5 - 7 hours • (↑) 450m

Through the Northumberland National Park you reach a Roman temple at the Fort of Brocolitia. After passing more castles and turrets you suddenly find yourself walking along some of the most spectacular and best-preserved sections of Hadrian’s Wall, which snake up and down along the top of the Northumberland Crags. Make sure to visit the superbly preserved Fort at Housesteads.

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