Walk and Cycle Hadrians Wall

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An amazing achievement covering the whole length of Hadrian’s Wall in 3 days with breathtaking views. Built 1850 years ago you will cycle the first part, walk the more mountainous & craggy section and cycle the last part.
What's Included?
  • 85 miles of Cycling & 15 Miles of Walking
  • Follow the Footsteps of Roman Soldiers, Visit Towers, Milecastles & Forts with Stunning Views
  • Three Nights Twin Room Hotel Accommodation with Breakfast
  • Transfer Vehicle for Luggage & Bikes

Why do it?

“To walk and cycle across Britain & be part of this historic landscape”

Experience Details
How Long Will it Last?

3 days (2 days cycling and 1 day walking) within a 4 day event.

When Can I Go?

Weather conditions enable this course to run from May to October. (Please book as soon as possible to arrange the date you want).

Who’ll Be There

Guiding will be by qualified mountain leaders with 1 guide to 8 participants. Leaders have many years experience of leading across UK terrain and will add substantially to your experience. Groups of 8+ can arrange a bespoke trip.

Typical Itinerary:

Day 1 = Meet late afternoon or evening at the accommodation. Briefing with trip leader and guides.

Day 2 = Transfer to start of event at Bowness-on-Solway. Cycle along Hadrian’s Wall Cycleway; taking in the Solway Firth, Carlisle, Brampton, Lanercost Priory and Gilsland to Greenhead (approx 40 miles). Transfer to accommodation. 

Day 3 = Transfer to Greenhead for walking section. Walk along the most spectacular section of Hadrian’s Wall, from Greenhead to Brocolitia. Approx 15 miles.

Day 4 = Transfer back to Brocolitia, with bike. Cycle through Hexham, Ovingham, and Newcastle to Wallsend (approx 45 miles). End of event and transfer to Newcastle station to return home. 

Design Your Experience

Just choose the option you’d like in checkout.

  • Hire a bike for the duration of the trip for £100
  • Single room accommodation for the trip £135
The Event Includes:
  • Professional event organisation
  • Qualified mountain leaders on walk day and qualified cycle guides on cycling days
  • Transfers from arrival and departure points and during the trip to the start and finish points of your walks
  • Baggage and cycle equipment transfer
  • Option to use your own bike (mountain or trail bike) or for bike hire see `Options Available’ above.
  • Briefing, route planning and equipment check to ensure you have everything you need
  • Three nights twin room accommodation with breakfast 
  • Group first aid kit with qualified first aiders

What’s Not Included:

  • Travel to and from arrival and departure points
  • Evening meals and lunches
  • Beverages
  • Personal bills
  • Insurance (for cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects).
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Essential Information
Who Can Do This?

To do this trip you need to have a certain level of fitness. No previous experience is required however the fitter you are the more you will enjoy the event. We recommend that you follow a fitness plan in preparation for your challenge, an example of one will be sent to you when you have confirmed your booking with our events partner

The cycling days cover 40-45 miles each day taking about 6-8 hours. There are a few steep hills on the route and you will be walking the steeper sections. The walking day covers about 15 miles of rugged terrain taking up to 7-8 hours.

Is There Disabled Access?

This is a physical and open challenge. If you have any conditions that might affect you taking part, please consider this before making a booking. Contact us if you’d like to discuss your specific requirments. 

What to Wear & Bring

You`ll receive a recommended kit list from our events partner upon booking.

How Do I Book?

When ‘Purchasing for Myself’ choose this option in checkout and the booking details will appear in your Bucket List.

If you choose the gift voucher option a printable e-voucher will be emailed to you. It will include a link or code that will take you to your suggested experience and also enable you to browse all experiences. You can choose to add gift packaging with a printed voucher sent by First Class post.

Facts at a Glance:
  • Total Distance = 160km/100 miles
  • Duration = 3 Days cycle and walk
We’d Love to Hear From You

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Preparation

You’ll receive a fitness plan devised by a fitness professional. This is only provided as a guide and you should seek professional advice before starting your own fitness regime. If possible please try the odd training walk before you arrive.The walk is suitable for most people. You need to be able to walk several hours a day whilst carrying a small backpack.

Things to Know

Financial Protection: the trip is protected in accordance with the 1992 Package Travel Regulations to protect against situations such as insolvency.

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You’ll have a personal concierge who can make the booking or any arrangements for you. You can even ask us to find a new experience or location for an experience day you want to do.

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