Hadrian's Wall Path Walking Tour England.

DAY 1: Arrival in Heddon-on-the Wall

From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Heddon-on-the Wall.

DAY 2: Heddon-on-the Wall to Portgate

Distance 16km • Approximate Walking Time 4 - 6 hours • Ascent (↑) 100m

Through a rolling countryside of meadows and pastures the trail follows the old Military Road and the earthen defenses on either side of Hadrian’s Wall. After passing through the sites of two Roman Forts you soon arrive at the Port Gate, where the main Roman road into the North of Britain used to pass through Hadrian’s Wall.

DAY 3: Corbridge to Chollerford

17km • 4 - 6 hours • (↑) 100m

Turrets and milecastles soon become part of the landscape as you follow the gentle curves of the defensive Roman earthworks. The trail passes Heavenfield battle site, where Oswald, king of Northumbria, won a famous victory in 734. The day comes to an exciting conclusion at the fascinating Roman fort of Chesters.

DAY 4: Chollerford to Housesteads

14km • 4 - 6 hours • (↑) 400m

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. You end your day at the superbly preserved Fort at Housesteads.

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