Hadrian's Wall Path

Hadrian's Wall Path

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

3 to 12 nights
27-84 miles
Easy / Moderate to Strenuous

From £340 per person

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About the trail

Book a walking holiday on Hadrian’s Wall Path and travel through a rolling, castle-marked landscape shaped by the Roman occupation of Britain. This iconic National Trail strikes across the breadth of the country along the shoulder of Emperor Hadrian’s ancient wall, covering 84 miles.

Well-waymarked and featuring plenty of friendly villages eager to welcome walkers, Hadrian’s Wall Path 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 experience the entire trail, simply select the first option from the list below.

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  • This route includes dog friendly tour options Hadrian's Wall Path
  • This route includes dog friendly tour options Best of Hadrian's Wall
  • This route includes dog friendly tour options Hadrian's Wall Highlights
  • This route includes dog friendly tour options Hadrian's Wall Short Break

Dog friendly tours available

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

Reverse tours available

This route can be walked in either direction - just tick the 'Reverse Tours' box when choosing your tour to see options travelling in the non-standard direction.

Trail running tours available

We also organise trail running holidays along this route. Find out more.

About this route

3 to 4 nights
27 miles
Moderate to Moderate / Demanding
2nd January to 24th December
Includes Dog-Friendly Tours

From £345 per person

Hadrian's Wall Short Break

This condensed walking holiday is the perfect way to explore the Roman frontier of Hadrian's Wall even if you only have three or four days available to fully enjoy it.

Between Chesters Fort in the village of Chollerford and the ruined priory at Lanercost, this 27-mile taster break follows the most dramatic section of Hadrian’s Wall. It makes sure to include the most important archaeological digsites, as well as plenty of excellent scenery, effectively packing this walk with countless discoveries along the way.

This route can also be travelled in the opposite direction if preferred. Select the ‘Reverse tours’ option when choosing your itinerary.

Walking Hadrian's Wall Path with Contours Walking Holidays

Outdoor Journalist Damian Hall takes a walk from Wallsend in the east to Bowness-on-Solway in the west, traversing the breadth of the North of England along one of the most historical trails in the UK.
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Available tours

Code Tour Duration Difficulty Price per person
HWPSB1 From Chollerford(L) to Lanercost(L) 3 nights, 2 days walking Moderate / Demanding £345
HWPSB2 From Chollerford(L) to Lanercost(L) 4 nights, 3 days walking Moderate £450

Short breaks

Code Tour Duration Difficulty Price per person
HWPSB1 From Chollerford(L) to Lanercost(L) 3 nights, 2 days walking Moderate / Demanding £345
HWPSB2 From Chollerford(L) to Lanercost(L) 4 nights, 3 days walking Moderate £450

Customer reviews from the Hadrian's Wall Short Break

“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
“It was a challenge which we felt happy to have achieved, never having done such a holiday before. All the directions, pick-ups and places to stay worked well, and it was fascinating to see so much of the Wall, with the forts, milecastles and turrets still remaining along the route.”
Ms DeKauwe, UK
“It was amazing, from beginning to end! I enjoyed it thoroughly.”
Ms Blanco, Canada
“Everything was painless, the information provided was up to date and correct and everything was attended to promptly.”
Dr Campbell, Australia
“A lovely route with fantastic views and very good accommodation.”
Mr Corfield, 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
“Thank you for a wonderfully well organised tour, everything run really smoothly. The info packs and explanations are great, easy to use. The accommodations were also excellent. I would recommend to others who are looking for walking holidays.”
Miss Santos, UK
“No favourite part. It was all fantastic, and something I will always remember.”
Mr Davis, Australia
“Very well organised and nice weather! Wanted to carry on at the end of the 3 days.”
Mrs Elkin, UK
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