Now that I am back home and have had time to think about it, I thought I would make some concluding comments about the walk. Would I recommend walking Hadrian’s Wall Path? Yes I would. And I would recommend walking it from West to East, as Newcastle makes for a nice change after the walk … More Hadrian’s Wall Path – Conclusion
Waking up in Newcastle on a bright and sunny day, the plan had originally been to walk out to Wallsend and the Segedunum fort museum. However … did I mention it was bright and sunny, and that we were in a city where most walking is done on tarmac? So we decided to get the … More Hadrian’s Wall Path – Day 8
While walking Hadrian’s Wall Path we used the Trailblazer guidebook with hand drawn maps and lots of info and interesting details written into them to help you pinpoint where you are. The maps can be read both ways and the book worked surprisingly well even though we walked the ‘other’ (right!) way. The link above … More Guidebook fun!
Heddon-on-the-Wall to Newcastle We woke up to yet another sunny day and yet another English breakfast, served by our lovely host Owen. He and his wife told us we could get past the fence and walk on their fields to catch the path, and off we went. Flat as a pancake, but we appreciated it … More Hadrian’s Wall Path – Day 7
Wall to Heddon-on-the-Wall With the landscape now getting flatter and the path following the road for the most part, and the accommodation we wanted for Day 6 unavailable due to refurbishment, we hit the guide book and decided to take a day off from walking and take this opportunity to spend some time at the … More Hadrian’s Wall Path – Day 6
Once Brewed to Wall Day 5 started with another fry-up, and the American couple on the next table had problems understanding the difference and precise nature of the offered ‘red’ or ‘brown’ sauce. The girl serving didn’t seem to know how to explain so she just repeated the choice … so I leaned over and … More Hadrian’s Wall Path – Day 5
Gilsland to Once Brewed By now we had gotten used to following the Wall – or at least the line of the Wall – and set out from Gilsland over more fields. After a short while we met an American lady who was clearly exhausted even this early in the day, and she told us … More Hadrian’s Wall Path – Day 4