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 Brocolitia Fort to Once Brewed8 Miles / 13 Km 3-4 Hrs 820 ft / 250 Metres
After a short transfer into the Northumberland National Park, your hike starts from the Roman Fort of Brocolitia with its sacred well and Temple of Mithras. Soon, you are passing Roman Milecastles and turrets before the trail rises to snake up and down along the top of the Northumberland Crags. Visit the superbly preserved Fort at Housesteads and then continue along some of the most spectacular sections of Hadrian’s Wall. On your way to Once Brewed, you pass Sycamore Gap, where you can see the famous ‘Robin Hood Tree’. Not far from there you find the famous museum and active archaeological site at the Roman Fort of Vindolanda.
Day 3 Once Brewed to Greenhead7.5 Miles / 12 Km 3-4 Hrs 790 ft / 240 Metres
Today starts with more classic Hadrian’s Wall scenery and exciting sections of the Wall along steep cliffs as well as the highest point of the entire trail at Green Slacks. You pass through Great Chesters Fort with its original Roman altar before you return to the top of the hills for some more exciting and well-preserved Wall sections at Cawfield and Walltown Crags. Visit the Roman army Museum before you finally leave the National Park near Greenhead where the route descends from the heights of the crags and the imposing ruins of Thirlwall castle mark the end of today’s hike.
Day 4 Departure from Greenhead
There are regular train and bus services from nearby Brampton or Haltwhistle to Carlisle and Newcastle. Full details provided upon booking.
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