Newtown to Gilsland Day 3 started with good walking weather – in my book, that means cloudy but warm with sunny spells – and we were excited by the prospect of actually seeing some proper Roman wallage at some point in the day. We were also prepared for a bit of elevation and thought it … More Hadrian’s Wall Path – Day 3
Carlisle to Newtown On Day 2 we walked out of Carlisle, so we both had our full packs on – about 6 kgs each including water. I have a filter bottle and carry an empty 0.5 litre bottle as well so I can fill that with tap water anywhere to top the filter bottle up. … More Hadrian’s Wall Path – Day 2
Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle On our first walking day we left some of the kit in the hotel room as we were coming back to Carlisle in the evening, and brought extra water because the weather was lovely and sunny. Then we had a quick breakfast and went to find the bus station, which looked like … More Hadrian’s Wall Path – Day 1
Getting there and packing list We started our Hadrian’s Wall Path adventure by almost missing the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan due to organiser error … luckily the Scouse Spouse asked how long the train journey would be and this made me double check! He caught the train straight after work, I met him with … More Hadrian’s Wall Path – Day 0
Now that is a question. When I started researching appropriate footwear for Hadrian’s Wall, the concensus seemed to be that you need waterproof boots. Which is fine for some, lots of people like wearing boots for all sorts of walks. It’s just … I really don’t. I prefer shoes, I like the lightness of them, I like the … More To boot or not to boot?
The Scouse Spouse has now booked time off work for our Hadrian’s Wall Path walk later this summer. We are set on walking it West to East and treating ourselves to B&B, hotel and pub/inn accommodation, so while he was out yesterday I sat down and looked through two guidebooks plus the interactive planning website … More Hadrian’s Wall is happening!
At the moment the Scouse Spouse and I are planning on a quick holiday walking Hadrian’s Wall in the North of England, but it’s early days – Do we want to go westwards or eastwards? Camping or B&B-ing it? What time of year? How busy is it? – so for now I’ll be posting links here that … More Hadrian’s Wall planning