DAY 1: Arrival in Chollerford
From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Chollerford.
DAY 2: 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.
DAY 3: Once Brewed to Gilsland
14km • 4 - 6 hours • (↑) 400m
Today you start with an exciting bit of walking to the highest point of the walk at Green Slacks. After visiting the 'Robin Hood Tree' at Sycamore Gap and Great Chesters Fort with its original Roman altar you return to the top of the Crags for some more exciting and well-preserved Wall sections. Soon after passing Thirlwall castle you come to the village of Gilsland, your stop for today.
DAY 4: Departure from Gilsland
There are regular bus services from Brampton and Haltwhistle to Carlisle and Newcastle. Full details provided upon booking.