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Hadrian's Wall Path

           

 
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FACTFILE

Length

84 miles (134km) usually walked from Wallsend on the east coast to Bowness-on-Solway on the west coast because the official guidebook describes the route in this direction. Hadrianís Wall was built under the orders of Emperor Hadrian in AD 122 to mark the northern limit of the Roman empire. Even though much of the Wall has now disappeared it has been inscribed as a World Heritage Site.

Terrain

A mix of rural walking with sections of urban paths, sometimes surfaced, through Newcastle and Carlisle. Remember that the Wall is a fragile and irreplaceable ancient monument and is particularly vulnerable in the winter months. Please try to avoid walking it in large groups between November and Easter.

Connecting Paths

Cumbria Coastal Way, Cumbria Way, Eden Way, Pennine Way, Reiver's Way, Tyne Walk, Tyne-Wear Trail

Maps
Great savings!

Explorer : OL43, 314, 315, 316
Landranger:  85, 86, 87, 88

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Tourist Information Centres

Brampton (seasonal) 016977 3433; Carlisle 01228 625600; Haltwhistle 01434 322002; Hexham 01434 652220; Newcastle 0191 261 0610; Once Brewed (seasonal) 01434 344396


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THE DORSET ARMS HOTEL

Long established as one of the best family run B and B's in the region, we pride ourselves on quality homemade food, real ale and of course a warm North East welcome! The facilities have been completely refurbished and offer contemporary and modern accommodation in a variety of rooms, including family. Award winning restaurant and beautiful bar with beer garden. Close to the start of the Hadrian's Wall route.
Visit website: www.dorsetarmshotel.co.uk for full details

 

The Hayes bed & breakfast accommodation, Corbridge, Northumberland, UK
The Hayes self-catering accommodation, Corbridge, Northumberland, UK
Great for groups!

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The Hayes bed & breakfasts & self-catering in Corbridge, Northumberland, North East England

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A large 19thC country house near Hadrian's Wall lying in 7 acres of garden, woodland and pasture with splendid views over the Tyne Valley. Bed and Breakfast accommodation for up to 11 guests with facilities for the disabled. Single, double and family rooms with en-suite or private facilities. Spacious lounge.
"Stable" and "Bothy" were formerly stables, now converted to character self catering cottages each accommodating up to 5 people with modern and disabled facilities. Access to main house, grounds and woodland.

Bed and Breakfast from £25 pppn.
Cottages from £210 per week. 3/4 day short breaks in low season.

 


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