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Hadrian's Wall

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Carlisle, England, United Kingdom

  • Activities

    Bike Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    $1350 USD per person
  • Duration

    5 days (6 nights)

  • Avg Distance

    125 miles

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    3rd August 2014 at 18.00

  • Starting Location

    Carlisle. Exact location to be confirmed upon booking

  • Price Includes

    6 nights dinner, bed and breakfast, and your guide

  • Notes

    Cycle and helmet hire can be arranged at an additional cost of $200 ($250 for electrically assisted bike). Your luggage (1 reasonable sized bag) will be carried for you

Highlights

  • Crossing the country, from the Solway to the Tyne, largely following the course of Hadrian's Wall and later the River Tyne
  • Sections of Hadrian's Wall, including Birdoswald, Housesteads and Chesters forts, and the Mithraeum and site of Coventina's well at Carrawburgh
  • Pass Lanercost Priory, and Haughton, Thirlwall and Dilston castles
  • On our fourth day of cycling, arrive in Hexham, visiting the abbey there
  • On the final day, after passing the birthplace of George Stephenson, the great railway pioneer, we arrive in Newcastle, cycling under its magnificent bridges

Guide

Trip Info

At one time the Northern outpost of the Roman empire. Later forming the Southern Marches between Scotland and England. Passing through fabulous scenery and historic towns. On this tour we follow Hadrian’s Cycleway for parts of the route.

We will be staying in inns and guest houses.Stories will include those from the times of King Arthur, the Reivers, the Jacobites, and of course mention of the Romans too.

This 5 day and 6 night trip covers the full length of the Roman Wall, where you can even see some of its more notable remains.

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