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£400
HWP1 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 6 nights, 5 days walking Demanding / Strenuous£480
HWP2 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 7 nights, 6 days walking Demanding£560
HWP3 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 8 nights, 7 days walking Moderate / Demanding£640
HWP4 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 9 nights, 8 days walking Moderate£720
HWP5 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 10 nights, 9 days walking Moderate£800
HWP6 From Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway 11 nights, 10 days walking Easy / Moderate£880

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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 walkers, 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

5 to 6 nights
39 miles
Easy / Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £400 per person
A walk from Corbridge to Brampton along the most fascinating part of Hadrian's Wall.Find Out More
3 to 4 nights
27 miles
Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £240 per person
A short walking break between Chollerford and Lanercost taking in the finest parts of Hadrian's Wall.Find Out More
5 to 11 nights
84 miles
Easy / Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £400 per person
A walking holiday alongside the whole of the world-famous Hadrian's Wall from coast to coast.Find Out More
6 to 7 nights
55 miles
Moderate
Dog friendly
From £480 per person
A walk between Heddon-on-the-Wall and Carlisle along the best preserved sections of Hadrian's Wall.Find Out More

Customer reviews from the Hadrian's Wall Path

“Overall it was wonderful and I can't wait to do another one!”
Mrs Lasche, USA
“The trip was excellently organised, pick up punctual and the luggage even sometimes carried up to our rooms. Maps and all other material proved to be very accurate and useful. Thanks again for a very well organised and all in all wonderful trip.”
Mrs Mørk, Norway
“Very well organised and good level of information.”
Dr Stevens, UK
“Some stunning scenery along with a good dollop of history. Great walk and the accommodations were first class. This was our 4th with Contours. We continue to be pleased with the services you provide.”
Mr Litsky, USA
“Our party of 8 Aussies thoroughly enjoyed the 6 day walk. We would recommend.”
Ms Koo, UK
“The two sections we walked were stunning and others who were walking the whole of Hadrian’s Wall said that these were by far the best sections.”
Mrs Beard, Australia
“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 B&B's. Excellent food. Extremely helpful/friendly hosts.”
Mrs Van Muijlwijk-Zomerman, Canada
“Well planned and good pace for the walk.”
Dr Susmel, USA