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
I am now back from my Hadrian’s Wall Path walk and comfortably settled on the sofa again. (It won’t last long; more of which later.) A short summary might be in order: We called ourselves Contrarians, as we walked it from West to East, unlike the great majority of Wall Walkers (Conformists), but were pleased … More Back from Hadrian’s Wall!
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
Here’s my updated, after-the-fact packing list for our summer 2015 walk from West to East along Hadrian’s Wall. This is an all-in, from-skin-out (FSO) list, so everything I wear or am carrying is included. We stayed in B&Bs, so the bivvy bag, sleeping bag, towels and camp stove stayed at home. Osprey Tempest 30L pack Altus rain … More Hadrian’s Wall packing list