Hadrian's Wall Path

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

3 to 11 nights
27-84 miles
Easy / Moderate to Strenuous

From £240 per person

About The Trail

This trail is iconic. Through a rolling, castle-marked landscape shaped by the Roman occupation of Britain, Hadrian’s Wall Path strikes across the breadth of the country along the shoulder of Emperor Hadrian’s ancient wall.

Well-waymarked and featuring plenty of friendly villages eager to welcome walkers, this is the ideal trail for your first walking holiday. Yet it has plenty to offer veteran walkers, too, whether your interest is in the abundant wildlife, the varied remains of Roman milecastles, or the rolling Northumbrian hills themselves.

We offer multiple holiday options along this trail. If you wish to walk the entire trail, simply select the first option from the list below.

Dog friendly tours available

Dogs are welcome on select routes along this trail. Look for the pawprint icon when choosing your holiday.

Trail running available

We also organise trail running holidays along this trail. Visit Contours Trail Running Holidays.

Customer reviews from the Hadrian's Wall Path

“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
“All the accommodation was first class… all the breakfasts superb and hospitality faultless throughout.”
Mr Harfield, UK
“Lovely walk full of historical interest and information. We felt a bit like the Romans! Really easy to follow and the best signed route we have done in England.”
Mrs Turnelty, UK
“One of the best things we have done on a holiday. A real sense of achievement.”
Mr Croucher, 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
“Overall it was wonderful and I can't wait to do another one!”
Mrs Lasche, USA
“Overall an excellent holiday!”
Ms Lepage, Canada
“Very good B&B's, excellent pack and guide book.”
Mr Woodward, UK
“All sections were lovely - most obvious Wall sections and forts in the mid-sections, but the section out of Newcastle has wonderful historic interest, and the views on approaching Bowness are beautiful.”
Mrs Yates, London