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    Hadrian’s Wall: Heddon on the Wall to Chollerford

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    Hard
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    6-8h
    Distance
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    26.2 km
    Elevation
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    439 m
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    Hadrian’s Wall: Heddon on the Wall to Chollerford

    The walk along Hadrian’s Wall: Heddon on the Wall to Chollerford is a lengthy one-way trail in Northumberland that will see you traverse the English countryside along an iconic historical monument. While out walking the trail, you will follow along the Hadrian’s Wall Path and visit several ruined portions of the wall and its fortifications that were constructed by the Roman occupiers of Britain. Walkers should take note that this is a one-way trail, so you should either plan on taking transit or arrange a pick up at the end point of the walk if you are not planning on walking its entirety.

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    Route Description for Hadrian’s Wall: Heddon on the Wall to Chollerford

    In terms of ancient fortifications in Britain, Hadrian’s Wall is one of the most instantly recognizable, as it cuts across the northern part of the country and served to protect Roman Britain from the wild Picts to the north. The second section of Hadrian’s Wall: Heddon on the Wall to Chollerford will allow you to experience the picturesque English countryside and visit several interesting historical sites along the way.

    Setting out from the trailhead, you will head to the north and cross over the A69, following the footpath that runs parallel to Military Road as it bends to the northwest. Here, you will traverse the open expanse of the picturesque English countryside, before arriving at the roughly halfway point at Portgate.

    Here, you can investigate the site of an important gatehouse that was situated along a Roman Road, before continuing on to the northwest along the Hadrian’s Wall Path. After passing by the ruined section of wall at Planetrees, you will make your way into Chollerford, taking a quick detour to visit the remains of Chesters Bridge, before heading northwest along the River North Tyne to cross the Chollerford Bridge and arrive at the end point of the walk.

    Getting to the Hadrian’s Wall: Heddon on the Wall to Chollerford Trailhead

    The trailhead for the Hadrian’s Wall: Heddon on the Wall to Chollerford Walk can be found at Hadrian’s Barn in Heddon on the Wall, just off B6528.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground

      No

    • When to do

      Year-Round

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Older Children only

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Moderate

    • Route Type

      One Way

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