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Hadrian's Wall Path

A walk between Wallsend and Bowness-on-Solway following the impressive remains of Hadrian's Wall.

5 to 11 nights
84 miles
Easy / Moderate to Strenuous

Contours Self-Guided Walking Holidays

Contours provide everything you need to discover Hadrian's Wall at your own pace.

Hadrian's Wall Path

  • Walk in the footsteps of ancient Roman centurions across the breadth of the north of England.

  • Explore countless historic landmarks and discover the region's fascinating and turbulent past.

  • Enjoy the open wilderness of the Northumbrian countryside while never straying far from civilisation.
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Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway
84 miles (134 km)
2nd January to 24th December

Available tours

CodeTourDurationDifficultyPrice per person
HWP0 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 5 nights, 4 days walking Strenuous£425
HWP1 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 6 nights, 5 days walking Demanding / Strenuous£510
HWP2 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 7 nights, 6 days walking Demanding£595
HWP3 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 8 nights, 7 days walking Moderate / Demanding£680
HWP4 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 9 nights, 8 days walking Moderate£765
HWP5 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 10 nights, 9 days walking Moderate£850
HWP6 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 11 nights, 10 days walking Easy / Moderate£935

Select a tour

About Contours Holidays

Contours Walking Holidays organise self-guided walking tours in the UK and Ireland. We arrange everything so that you can walk your chosen route at your own pace. Our holidays are flexible, customisable and suit walkers of all ages and abilities. We also cater for solo travellers, groups, families and walkers with dogs, thanks to our extensive selection of itineraries.

What's included

Shorter Holidays

Not keen on tackling the full Hadrian's Wall Path? Then look to our alternative routes on this trail below, or browse the rest of our website. We have a range of over one hundred unique trails, each with their own special charm, so you're sure to find a self-guided walking holiday that suits you.

Routes on this trail

Hadrian's Wall Short Break
3 to 4 nights
27 miles
Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £265 per person
A short walking break between Chollerford and Lanercost taking in the finest parts of Hadrian's Wall.Find Out More
Hadrian's Wall Path
5 to 11 nights
84 miles
Easy / Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £425 per person
A walking holiday alongside the whole of the world-famous Hadrian's Wall from coast to coast.Find Out More
Best of Hadrian's Wall
6 to 7 nights
55 miles
Moderate
Dog friendly
From £510 per person
A walk between Heddon-on-the-Wall and Carlisle along the best preserved sections of Hadrian's Wall.Find Out More
Hadrian's Wall Highlights
5 to 6 nights
39 miles
Easy / Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £425 per person
A walk from Corbridge to Brampton along the most fascinating part of Hadrian's Wall.Find Out More

Customer reviews from the Hadrian's Wall Path

“Well organised, great accommodation, everything went smoothly and good value for money.”
Mr Anderson, USA
“A wonderful holiday with amazing historical sights and lovely accommodations. If you like history and museums with beautiful scenery, you will love this holiday.”
Mr Kuhns, USA
“It really was an experience from start to finish. Loved It! All details were in place - we just had to turn up, gear up and hike.”
Mrs Anderson, USA
“The accommodation was really good and the route markings are very clear. We have always found all the Contours staff to be incredibly nice and helpful. I love the whole concept & style of how Contours works, the luggage transport and all the accommodation has been great.”
Mrs Mccourt, UK
“This was the first type of this holiday I have done. I will definitely do it again.”
Miss Larlham, UK
“This is the third time we have booked a trip with Contours. Previously we have done two trails in Scotland and a trip in Wales. Contours is thorough and professional.”
Dr Rudolph, USA
“We returned from our Hadrian's Wall holiday. It was a great time. All of the accommodations worked out well. Thank you for all of your help. We've now completed 8 holidays with Contours and look forward to more.”
Mr Eisenkraft, USA
“Great experience even with the rain, wind and flooded countryside! Great concept and very enjoyable.”
Mrs Burroughs, UK
“Everything was painless, the information provided was up to date and correct and everything was attended to promptly.”
Dr Campbell, Australia