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The Great Wall of the North, Northumberland - Hadrian's Wall

Difficulty Strenuous

Walking time 3 hours 30 minutes

Length 8.4km / 5.2mi

Route developer: Walk Britain

Route checker: Rucksack Rose

Start location Houseteads NT Visitor Centre
Route Summary This route takes you along the most dramatic stretch of Hadrian’s Wall, which offers stunning views, particularly when snow settles on the moors. Allow plenty of time to look around Housesteads Roman Fort.
2 reviews
Overall rating:
May 02, 2022
(22 reviews)
An excellent route that includes the best known and preserved parts of Hadrian's wall. The directions hold good with one small change. At the start, turn right through the arch labelled "Toilets".
Jul 22, 2021
(7 reviews)
A stunning walk .. very quiet. Excellent views and fairly easy going
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