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

“It was amazing, from beginning to end! I enjoyed it thoroughly.”
Ms Blanco, Canada
“Everything worked seamlessly. Accommodation was good to excellent.”
Mr Poole, UK
“Did this trip once before, in 2010, you’ve seriously upped your game in terms of accommodations. They were amazing this time. Perfect combination of history and scenery. Seamless luggage transfers and accommodations means we put on our boots and go. All else is taken care of.”
Dr Burke, USA
“Well organised, great accommodation, everything went smoothly and good value for money.”
Mr Anderson, 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
“Fabulous holiday, very well organised by yourselves. Thank you. Fantastic way marking, even where there were diversions.”
Mr Allanson, UK
“No favourite part. It was all fantastic, and something I will always remember.”
Mr Davis, Australia
“All the accommodation was first class… all the breakfasts superb and hospitality faultless throughout.”
Mr Harfield, UK
“Very well organised and nice weather! Wanted to carry on at the end of the 3 days.”
Mrs Elkin, UK