Walk Coast-to-Coast along Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian’s Wall Path is a wild wonderful walking holiday from coast to coast, much of it in the magnificent and rugged remote countryside of the Northumberland National Park. Walking along Hadrian’s Wall you enjoy landscape, and remote scenery largely unchanged since Roman sentries looked out from Hadrian’s Wall over the wild areas north to Scotland and south toward the Lake District.

Highlights
  • Walk the length of the largest ancient monument in Northern Europe, designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage site
  • The beauty of the Northumberland National Park, the least populated & most remote in the UK
  • Panoramic views from Housesteads Roman Fort, set high on a rugged escarpment commanding 360 degree views
  • Roman Forts of Segedunum, Chesters, Housesteads and Birdoswald
  • Vindolanda - unmissable Roman Camp and Military museum, just south of Hadrian's Wall
  • Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
  • 5 to 11 nights
  • 33 to 84 mls (view km)
  • Newcastle, Northern England
  • Easy to Moderate
  • Mar to Oct
  • £415

Walking Through History

Hadrian’s Wall Path takes you from Wallsend by the River Tyne through the remote spectacular scenery of central Northumbria, descending, past Carlisle, to the lonely marshes of the Solway, the most northerly point of the Roman Empire.

Carving through the unpopulated Northumbrian landscape, the combination of rugged beauty and history makes for stimulating walking. Along the walk are fascinating ruins and history; you pass turrets, forts milecastles brimming with Roman history and archaeology.

Hadrian's Wall: the largest Roman artefact

In AD122, Hadrian’s Wall took the soldiers of Hadrian’s 2nd/6th legions just over a decade to build the 73-mile barrier coast to coast across England guarding the northern limits of the Roman Empire. Their astonishing achievement across England remains the largest ancient monument in northern Europe, and a Roman World Heritage Site.

Large garrison forts like Birdoswald were built all along the line. Stretched out between these, every 1/3 of mile a watchturret and every mile little forts, the mileforts.

It enabled Romans to command with efficiency and speed as every milecastle turret can directly see a fort. In its heyday, this intimidating structure was manned by 10,000 soldiers.

Walking Hadrian’s Wall it is impossible not to become fascinated by the history and feeling the presence of everyday Roman military and domestic life.

Roman Soldiers walking Hadrian's Wall Path at Housesteads

Path Walkthrough

Hadrian's Wall Path walk map
Our Hadrian's Wall Path walking route takes you from coast to coast

The path is widely regard as one of the more accessible, less challenging National Trail paths with routes over moorland and rolling field reaching their highest point at 345m (Green Slack). However, the walk can be fairly wild in places, with the grassy paths that make up this route shifting to the craggy sandstone, typical to this area, that skirts around some of the higher escarpments off the side of the path itself.

With the wall at your side, navigation is not a pressing issue when it comes to walking the Hadrian's Wall Path. The route is also finely delineated with National Trail way-markers - not to mention the fact that you'll be well-equipped with all guidebooks and route information - so you should be able to avoid any ambiguities in navigation while out on this trail.

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Our Hadrian's Wall Path Walking Itineraries

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing, single person supplements apply.

West to East (Bowness on Solway to Newcastle)

Distance: 84 miles (134.5km)

DurationPriceCode 
11 nights, 10 days£810 (pp)HWP1-W-EView Itinerary
9 nights, 8 days£680 (pp)HWP2a-W-EView Itinerary
9 nights, 8 days£695 (pp)HWP2b-W-EView Itinerary
7 nights, 6 days£545 (pp)HWP3-W-EView Itinerary

East to West (Newcastle to Bowness on Solway)

Distance: 84 miles (134.5km)

DurationPriceCode 
11 nights, 10 days£810 (pp)HWP1View Itinerary
9 nights, 8 days£680 (pp)HWP2aView Itinerary
9 nights, 8 days£695 (pp)HWP2bView Itinerary
7 nights, 6 days£545 (pp)HWP3View Itinerary

Best of Hadrian's Wall (Corbridge to Brampton)

Distance: 33 miles (52.7km)

DurationPriceCode 
5 nights, 4 days£415 (pp)HWP4View Itinerary

'Classic Plus' Upgraded Walking Itineraries

Distance: 33 - 84 miles (52.7 - 134.5km)

DurationPriceCode 
11 nights, 10 days£1,155 (pp)HWP5View Itinerary
9 nights, 8 days£975 (pp)HWP6View Itinerary
7 nights, 6 days£795 (pp)HWP7View Itinerary
5 nights, 4 days£485 (pp)HWP8View Itinerary

Choose from a range of Hadrian’s Wall Path Holiday Options

Walk West To East

Walking Hadrian’s Wall Path from West to East is physically easier and typically more picturesque than the conventional East to West direction.

Hadrian’s Wall was built across the beautiful, but wild Northumbrian countryside. Weather on England’s northernmost border can prove unpredictable; walking eastwards, in poor conditions, you have wind and rain at your back, not driving against you.

In fine weather (come summer there is plenty), the afternoon sun is behind you, not in your eyes and the emerging light brings those far flung corners of the terrain into focus. Many classic views are arguably best seen from West to East – such as Crag Lough, Cuddy’s Crags, Sewingshield Crags and Limestone Corner.

Walking East from Solway coast to Wallsend, Roman sites become progressively interesting. Each day peels back insights and examples of everyday Roman military and domestic life as you head from Carlisle towards Newcastle-which seems anti-climactic when travelling East to West. Plus, Newcastle is a wonderful place to end your walk and perhaps spend an extra day of your trip.

Walk East to West

The customary way to walk Hadrian’s Wall is East to West, for three old accepted reasons:

  • Hadrian built his Wall starting in Newcastle, mainly for ease of supply of materials and military backup.
  • Exploration of the Roman sites progressed westwards from Newcastle, and archaeologically numbered and mapped in that direction, rather than for any walking.
  • When Hadrian’s Wall Path was designated a National Trail, the National Trail Guide (the only guide at the time) described the Trail in this direction. This has since changed with the support of excellent guidebooks, as well as the Harvey walker’s map which caters for both directions that Celtic Trails' supplies. Today, there are also useful mobile apps to help you along the way.

Walk the Best of Hadrian's Wall

For a shorter break, we've put together a five night itinerary that takes in some of the more memorable aspects of the wall's history. You'll visit some of the most significant Roman sites in the area, staying in quaint Cumbrian and Northumbrian towns along the way with our dedicated itinerary.

'Classic Plus' Upgrades

We can upgrade your accommodation on this trail to a higher standard to include Country Inns, Country House B&Bs, small Hotels and a charming boutique Country Hotel. As with our other itineraries - we can adjust and tailor a custom 'Classic Plus' itinerary to your needs.

Tailoring Your Hadrian's Wall Path Walking Holiday

Above are our standard itineraries; each option provides you with varying degrees of immersion into the journey - all afford you the time to take in the unconfined beauty of the Northumbrian countryside.

If you would like to make adjustments to any of our itineraries, let us know your requirements when you enquire; we'll be more than happy to advise you, and provide options for your journey ahead. Call us on 01291 689774, where one of team can advise you.

Celtic Trails is one of Britain’s most experienced walking holiday companies, providing tailored walking itineraries for clients who appreciate high standards of service, comfort and organisation.

We will plan your ideal walking holiday along Hadrian’s Wall Path, you simply choose when to go!

Bowness on Solway to Newcastle

Eleven nights, Ten days
Price: £810 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP1-W-E
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Bowness on Solway
Day 2:Bowness-on-Solway to Burgh by Sands7.75 miles/12.4km
Day 3:Burgh by Sands to Carlisle6.75 miles/10.8km
Day 4:Carlisle to Walton11 miles/17.6km
Day 5:Walton to Gilsland8 miles/12.8km
Day 6:Gilsland to Once Brewed8 miles/12.8km
Day 7:Circular walk via Vindolanda and Once Brewed7 miles/11.2km
Day 8:Housesteads to Chesters Fort9.25 miles/14.8km
Day 9:Chesters Fort to Wallhouses10 miles/16km
Day 10:Wallhouses to Newburn10.7 miles/17.1km
Day 11:Newburn to Newcastle (Wallsend)11 miles/17.6km
Day 12:Depart from Newcastle after breakfast

Itinerary Information: Eleven nights accommodation with ten walking days. Arrive in Bowness on Solway on day one, walk from day two and depart from Newcastle on morning of day twelve.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Bowness on Solway to Newcastle

Nine nights, Eight days
Price: £680 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP2a-W-E
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Bowness on Solway
Day 2:Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle14.7 miles/23.5km
Day 3:Carlisle to Walton11 miles/17.6km
Day 4:Walton to Gilsland8 miles/12.8km
Day 5: Gilsland to Once Brewed8 miles/12.8km
Day 6:Once Brewed to Chester's Fort11 miles/17.6km
Day 7:Chester's Fort to Wallhouses10 miles/16km
Day 8:Wallhouses to Wylam8.5 miles/13.6km
Day 9:Wylam to Newcastle (Wallsend)13.7 miles/21.92km
Day 10:Depart from Newcastle after breakfast

Itinerary Information: Nine nights accommodation with eight walking days. Arrive in Bowness on Solway on day one, walk from day two and depart from Newcastle on morning of day ten.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Bowness on Solway to Newcastle

Nine nights, Eight days
Price: £695 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP2b-W-E
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Bowness on Solway
Day 2:Bowness-on-Solway to Kirkandrews-on-Eden 9.8 miles/15.7km
Day 3:Kirkandrews-on-Eden to Irthington12.5 miles/20.5km
Day 4:Irthington to Birdoswald9 miles/14.5km
Day 5:Birdoswald to Once Brewed9.5 miles/15km
Day 6:Once Brewed to Chester's Fort11 miles/17.6km
Day 7:Chester's Fort to Wallhouses9 miles/14.4km
Day 8:Wallhouses to Newburn10.7miles/17.1km
Day 9:Newburn to Newcastle (Wallsend)11 miles/17.6km
Day 10:Depart from Newcastle after breakfast

Itinerary Information: Nine nights accommodation with eight walking days. Arrive in Bowness on Solway on day one, walk from day two and depart from Newcastle on morning of day ten.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Bowness on Solway to Newcastle

Seven nights, Six days
Price: £545 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP3-W-E
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Bowness on Solway
Day 2:Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle14.7 miles/23.5km
Day 3:Carlisle to Banks14 miles/22.4km
Day 4:Banks to Once Brewed14 miles/22.4km
Day 5:Once Brewed to Chollerford12 miles/19.2km
Day 6:Chollerford to Heddon-on-the-Wall15.2 miles/24.3km
Day 7:Heddon-on-the-Wall to Newcastle (Wallsend)14.9 miles/23.8km
Day 8:Depart from Newcastle after breakfast

Itinerary Information: Seven nights accommodation with six walking days. Arrive in Bowness on Solway on day one, walk from day two and depart from Newcastle on morning of day eight.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Newcastle to Bowness-on-Solway

Eleven nights, Ten days
Price: £810 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP1
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Newcastle
Day 2:Newcastle (Wallsend) to Newburn11 miles/17.6km
Day 3:Newburn to Wallhouses10.7 miles/17.1km
Day 4:Wallhouses to Chesters Fort9 miles/14.4km
Day 5:Chesters Fort to Housesteads9.25 miles/14.8km
Day 6:Circular walk via Vindolanda and Once Brewed7 miles/11.2km
Day 7:Once Brewed to Gilsland8 miles/12.8km
Day 8:Gilsland to Walton8 miles/12.8km
Day 9:Walton to Carlisle11 miles/17.6km
Day 10:Carlisle to Burgh by Sands6.75 miles/10.8km
Day 11:Burgh by Sands to Bowness-on-Solway7.75 miles/12.4km
Day 12:Depart Bowness-on-Solway

Itinerary Information: Eleven nights accommodation with ten walking days. Arrive in Newcastle on day one, walk from day two and depart from Bowness-on-Solway on the morning of day twelve.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Newcastle to Bowness-on-Solway

Nine nights, Eight days
Price: £680 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP2a
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Newcastle
Day 2:Newcastle (Wallsend) to Wylam13.7 miles/21.92km
Day 3:Wylam to Wallhouses8.5 miles/13.6km
Day 4:Wallhouses to Chester's Fort10 miles/16km
Day 5:Chester's Fort to Once Brewed11 miles/17.6km
Day 6:Once Brewed to Gilsland8 miles/12.8km
Day 7:Gilsland to Walton8 miles/12.8km
Day 8:Walton to Carlisle11 miles/17.6km
Day 9:Carlisle to Bowness-on-Solway14.7 miles/23.5km
Day 10:Depart Bowness-on-Solway

Itinerary Information: Nine nights accommodation with eight walking days. Arrive in Newcastle on day one, walk from day two and depart from Bowness-on-Solway on morning of day ten.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Newcastle to Bowness-on-Solway

Nine nights, Eight days
Price: £695 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP2b
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Newcastle
Day 2:Newcastle (Wallsend) to Newburn11 miles/17.6km
Day 3:Newburn to Wallhouses10 miles/16km
Day 4:Wallhouses to Chester's Fort10 miles/16km
Day 5:Chester's Fort to Once Brewed11 miles/17.6km
Day 6:Once Brewed to Birdoswald9.5 miles/15km
Day 7:Birdoswald to Irthington9 miles/14.5km
Day 8:Irthington to Kirkandrews-on-Eden12.5 miles/20.5km
Day 9:Kirkandrews-on-Eden to Bowness-on-Solway9.8 miles/15.7km
Day 10:Depart Bowness-on-Solway

Itinerary Information: Nine nights accommodation with eight walking days. Arrive in Newcastle on day one, walk from day two and depart from Bowness-on-Solway on the morning of day ten.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Newcastle to Bowness-on-Solway

Seven nights, Six days
Price: £545 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP3
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Newcastle
Day 2:Newcastle (Wallsend) to Heddon-on-the-Wall14.9 miles/23.8km
Day 3:Heddon-on-the-Wall to Chollerford15.2 miles/24.3km
Day 4:Chollerford to Once Brewed12 miles/19.2km
Day 5:Once Brewed to Banks14 miles/22.4km
Day 6:Banks to Carlisle14 miles/22.4km
Day 7:Carlisle to Bowness-on-Solway14.7 miles/23.5km
Day 8:Depart Bowness-on-Solway

Itinerary Information: Seven nights accommodation with six walking days. Arrive in Newcastle on day one, walk from day two and depart from Bowness-on-Solway on morning of day eight.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Corbridge to Brampton

Five nights, Four days
Price: £415 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP4
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Corbridge
Day 2:Visit Corbridge Roman Site and Museum.
Taxi transfer to Chester’s Fort, walk to Housesteads
9.25 miles/14.8km
Day 3:Circular Walk – via Housesteads, Once Brewed and Vindolanda7.5 miles/12km
Day 4:Once Brewed to Gilsland8 miles/12.8km
Day 5:Gilsland to Walton8 miles/12.8km
Day 6:Depart from Brampton after breakfast

Itinerary Information: Five nights accommodation with four walking days. Arrive in Corbridge on day one, walk from day two and depart from Brampton on morning of day six.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Newcastle to Bowness-on-Solway

Eleven nights, Ten days
Price: £1130 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP5
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Newcastle
Day 2:Newcastle (Wallsend) to Newburn11 miles/17.6km
Day 3:Newburn to Wallhouses10.7 miles/17.1km
Day 4:Wallhouses to Chesters Fort9 miles/14.4km
Day 5:Chesters Fort to Housesteads9.25 miles/14.8km
Day 6:Circular walk via Vindolanda and Once Brewed7 miles/11.2km
Day 7:Once Brewed to Gilsland8 miles/12.8km
Day 8:Gilsland to Walton8 miles/12.8km
Day 9:Walton to Carlisle11 miles/17.6km
Day 10:Carlisle to Burgh by Sands6.75 miles/10.8km
Day 11:Burgh by Sands to Bowness-on-Solway7.75 miles/12.4km
Day 12:Depart Bowness-on-Solway

Itinerary Information: Eleven nights accommodation with ten walking days. Arrive in Newcastle on day one, walk from day two and depart from Bowness on morning of day twelve.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Newcastle to Bowness-on-Solway

Nine nights, Eight days
Price: £950 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP6
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Newcastle
Day 2:Newcastle (Wallsend) to Newburn11 miles/17.6km
Day 3:Newburn to Wallhouses10 miles/16km
Day 4:Wallhouses to Chester's Fort10 miles/16km
Day 5:Chester's Fort to Once Brewed11 miles/17.6km
Day 6:Once Brewed to Gilsland8 miles/12.8km
Day 7:Gilsland to Walton8 miles/12.8km
Day 8:Walton to Carlisle11 miles/17.6km
Day 9:Carlisle to Bowness-on-Solway14.7 miles/23.5km
Day 10:Depart from Bowness after breakfast

Itinerary Information: Nine nights accommodation with eight walking days. Arrive in Newcastle on day one, walk from day two and depart from Bowness on morning of day ten.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Newscastle to Bowness-on-Solway

Seven nights, Six days
Price: £750 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP7
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Newcastle
Day 2:Newcastle (Wallsend) to Heddon-on-the-Wall14.9 miles/23.8km
Day 3:Heddon-on-the-Wall to Chollerford15.2 miles/24.3km
Day 4:Chollerford to Once Brewed12 miles/19.2km
Day 5:Once Brewed to Banks14 miles/22.4km
Day 6:Banks to Carlisle14 miles/22.4km
Day 7:Carlisle to Bowness-on-Solway14.7 miles/23.5km
Day 8:Depart Bowness-on-Solway

Itinerary Information: Seven nights accommodation with six walking days. Arrive in Newcastle on day one, walk from day two and depart from Bowness, on morning of day six.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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Corbridge to Brampton

Five nights, Four days
Price: £485 (pp)
Solo walker supplement: £30 (pn)
Holiday Code: HWP8
DayLocationDistance
Day 1:Arrive Corbridge
Day 2:Visit Corbridge Roman Site and Museum.
Taxi transfer to Chester’s Fort, walk to Housesteads
9.25 miles/14.8km
Day 3: Housesteads to Once Brewed via Vindolanda7.5 miles/12km
Day 4:Once Brewed to Gilsland8 miles/12.8km
Day 5:Gilsland to Walton11 miles/17.6km
Day 6:Depart from Brampton after breakfast

Itinerary Information: Five nights accommodation with four walking days. Arrive in Corbridge on day one , walk from day two and depart from Brampton on morning of day six.

Departure Dates: This itinerary can be walked any time between Mar to Oct. You simply choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.

Rest Days: Should you wish, rest days can be taken at stops along the route, view details.

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  • What's Included

    We include:

    • Route planning
    • Celtic Trails 'Walk Pack' including Trail Guide, Harvey’s map, (one of each per two walkers), itinerary, accommodation directions, local interest leaflets and holiday planning
    • A good standard of accommodation at a mixture of Guesthouses, Farmhouses, local Inns and B&Bs with en-suite or private facilities wherever possible
    • Breakfast
    • Daily luggage transfers (one bag per walkers, max 18kg per bag)
    • Personal transfers between the accommodation and path where necessary
  • Price Info.

    Bank Holidays & Short notice bookings may incur extra charges.

    Rest Days: From £45.00 pp - £ 55.00 pp per night

    Single supplements: Solo person bookings £30.00 per night

    Where singles are walking as part of a larger group and are willing to share a Walk Pack: single room occupancy supplements will apply.

    Postage Overseas: £5.00 (Europe), £10.00 (Rest of the World) per walk pack

  • Getting There

    Airports: Newcastle Airport (served by domestic/European flights).

    Tyneside Metro connects Newcastle Airport with Newcastle City Centre (30 minutes journey) and Wallsend (Segedunum Roman Fort).

    Manchester Airport (served by international flights). Rail connection to Carlisle/Newcastle.

    Rail: Railway stations are located in Newcastle, Corbridge, Brampton and Carlisle.

    www.nationalrail.co.uk

    Coach 

    Coach stations, for the National Express, are located at all major airports, Newcastle and Carlisle.  www.nationalexpress.com

    Bus:  For bus services in Cumbria and Newcastle respectively:

    www.stagecoachcumbria.org

    www.travelinenortheast.info

    The 93 bus service runs between Carlisle train station and Bowness on Solway (except Sundays).

    Car: If you prefer to arrive by car, we can make arrangements for your car to be parked at a B&B in Bowness on Solway (£5 per night).

    Approx. taxi fares 2017:

    Bowness on Solway to Carlisle: £35.00

    Newcastle Airport to City Centre: Your own arrangement. There will be a taxi rank outside the airport.  Should you wish to pre-book we can provide taxi contact numbers for you to arrange a suitable collection (please note that car parking and waiting time fees may apply).

    Carlisle to Newcastle City Centre: £110.00

  • Best Time to Travel

    Holiday arrival/departure dates: You choose which day you would like your holiday to start on.  We will book your holiday in accordance with your requirements.

    Britain experiences its fair share of rainfall, and its likely that you will encounter at least one downpour on your way across the wall. However, from April to September you're a lot more likely to find extended daylight hours, with dry conditions for walking.

    We do not recommend walking the path in winter, when the path and the wall are at their most fragile and renovation works are often scheduled.

    Average Temperatures Walking The Cleveland Way                                        Average Rainfall Weather Conditions for Walking The Cleveland Way                                                 Average Daylight on Walking The Cleveland Way

Walker Reviews of Our Hadrian's Wall Path Walking Holidays

Our past clients rated this walk 4.8 out of 5, read a selection of 21 reviews below.

"We all appreciated the personal service, speed of response and general helpfulness. First class."

4.4 out of 5

September 2018

"We had a fantastic time. The majority of the accommodation was wonderful (and all was adequate). Celtic Trails' organisation is extremely good - thank you."

5 out of 5

July 2018

"Well organised, clear instructions, B&B's were of a high standard - better than expected - all very good/excellent. As this was my first experience of a long-distance walking I had nothing to compare it with. However, it has made me want to do more holidays like this. We were very lucky with the weather which helped. My 23 year old daughter also enjoyed it and it was great to spend a whole week with her in such a wonderful environment."

4.8 out of 5

May 2018

"Celtic Trails - you did an excellent job - everything went smoothly, making for a worry-free trip! We are already planning our next Celtic Trails vacation! Please thank the baggage transfer company for us - their work was excellent, as well!"

5 out of 5

May 2018

"A late booking very efficiently arranged."

5 out of 5

April 2018

"It was a good quality family time. We have a 13yr old son. Often on holidays we end up 'doing our own thing' reading, swimming or whatever. But after a bit of a sulky 1st day we got into the spirit of it and had a lovely time; chatting and so on. Admin was very efficient. Quick responses. Walk tailored to our needs. When the pack didn't arrive at our home, one was sent to our first B&B. We would be happy to use Celtic Trails again, excellent service."

5 out of 5

August 2017

"Most of the accommodation was wonderful, they could not do enough for you! Overall, it was an amazing adventure! Thanks for everything, Penny."

4.6 out of 5

July 2017

"Don't feel we can offer any comments for improvement. First class service & support. Thank you!"

5 out of 5

July 2017

"We were delighted with the level of info. provided with the walk pack - all and everything we needed. Accommodation exceeded our expectations."

4.8 out of 5

June 2017

"I enjoyed completing an ambition, walking with friends and your help to allow me to walk with my dog."

4.9 out of 5

April 2017

"Incredible countryside, the views, the camaraderie which happens among walkers. Met many amazing people. Thank you for a very memorable experience."

5 out of 5

September 2016

"We would certainly use Celtic Trails again – you were very efficient and responded promptly to all out questions & were very flexible."

5 out of 5

September 2016

"All went perfectly, very impressively co-ordinated. The walk was a big challenge and we all proud to have completed it, its time for reflection, meeting among other travelers. It was a fabulous experience and I’d like to do it again, on another walk organised by Celtic Trails."

4.7 out of 5

September 2016

"Please let me congratulate again for the rapidity and effectiveness that you have shown by organising the whole trip on a very late request of mine. The experience we had with you/Celtic Trails was excellent and we’d like to try another one in the future. Before contacting you, we contacted another company – they told me that they could not organise the trip at such a short notice. Your attitude made the difference. The material was complete to even to the slightest detail and such a thoroughness was extremely appreciated."

5 out of 5

July 2016

"We had a wonderful walk along Hadrian’s Wall. Everything was perfect! All the B&B’s were very good, wonderful people and some were really above all our expectation. Lovely. The whole trip was a great experience."

4.8 out of 5

July 2016

"We booked the more expensive trail, but it was worth every penny. All B&B’s and hotels were as one could hope for, all excellent hosts and guesthouses to return to."

5 out of 5

May 2016

"Excellent personal service. We particularly appreciated the extraordinary efforts your staff made to meet our special needs. A very warm thank-you."

5 out of 5

May 2015

"We had a fantastic first walking tour with Celtic Trails. It was seamless! So relaxing to not have to worry about anything but walking. The accommodations were wonderful! Thank- you!"

5 out of 5

October 2014

“I just wanted to write and thank for organising this great trip for us. The distances worked well and the sights were great. The accommodation each evening was particularly good and a real delight.”

4.5 out of 5

May 2014

"We had a wonderful walk, fantastic company, breathtaking scenery and again felt a little sad when the walk was over."

5 out of 5

September 2011

"It exceeded our expectations. We'd like to add that all the people who run the accommodations provided excellent service."

4.4 out of 5

August 2011

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