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Hadrian’s Wall Path 6 Day Itinerary

Posted: 11th May 2022

Below you will find a 6 day itinerary route for Hadrian’s Wall Path which includes a list of accommodation and places to eat. If you would like to see a visual of the path and the places I stayed check out my vlog Hadrian’s Wall Path (in 6 days) My Tales & Itinerary

Day 1 – Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle

 

Distance: 14miles / 22.5km

Time: 5.5 hours (add 25% extra time for stops)

 

Accommodation Options: Carlisle City Hostel £21pp, Cartref £40-45pp or £38-65 sgl , Asheigh House £40-50pp or £50sgl, Abberly House £40pp £40sgl, Travel Lodge £26+, Ibis Hotel £40+. 

Hadrian's Wall Path 6 Day Itinerary & Accommodation List

Where I stayed: (Bowness) Lindow Hall Bunk House £14 per night, (Carlisle) Brooklyn House £45 pp or £60 sgl.

 

Places to Eat: Greggs, Costa, Mcdonalds, The Old Engine House, Foxes, Pizza Bravo and Home & Away to name a few.

Day 2 – Carlisle to Walton

 

Distance: 11miles / 17.5km

Time: 4 hours (add 25% extra time for stops)

 

Accommodation Options: Florries on the Wall dorm £24pp or £58 for private room, Low Rigg B&B £80 per room or £60 sgl, Greenacres £30pp or £40sgl, Old Vicarage Brewery £37.50pp or £60 sgl.

Hadrian's Wall Path 6 Day Itinerary & Accommodation List

Where I stayed: Sandysike Camp Site & Bunk House £7 for camping £15 for bunk house. They will also cook you dinner and breakfast for a fee if you pre-order.

 

Places to eat: The Reading Room Café 10am – 4pm.

 

Day 3 – Walton to  Steel

 

Distance: 15.5miles / 25km

Time: 7 hours (add 25% extra time for stops)

 

Accommodation Options: Winshields Campsite £10 for one person and tent or £15 for two people and one tent, YHA £20-25pp or £30 for a private room, Vallum Lodge B&B £45pp (they will do an evening meal for you).

Hadrian's Wall Path 6 Day Itinerary & Accommodation List

Where I stayed: Twice Brewed Inn (0.5 miles from the path) £55pp or £90 sgl.

 

Places to eat: Twice Brewed Inn.

Day 4 – Steel Rigg to Chollerford

 

Distance: 13miles / 21km

Time: 5.15 hours (add 25% extra time for stops)

 

Accommodation Options: The Hadrian’s Wall Hotel from £45pp or £70sgl, The George Hotel from £48pp or £85 sgl.

Hadrian's Wall Path 6 Day Itinerary & Accommodation List

Just before Chollerford near the Hadrian Wall Hotel, the local council allows one night camping on the village green free of charge, you need to seek permission beforehand from clerk@wall-pc-gov.uk. There are public toliets near by but no other facilities.

 

Where I Stayed: Riverside Camping £10 honesty box including the use of showers and toliets.

 

Places to Eat: The Hadrian’s Wall Hotel, The Riverside Kitchen (closes at 4pm), The George Hotel.

Day 5 – Chollerford to Heddon on the Wall

 

Distance: 15miles / 24km

Time: 7 hours (add 25% extra time for stops)

 

Accommodation Options:  Heddon Lodge £47.50 pp or £95 sgl, Hadrian Hideout (converted garage) £24.50pp or £95 sgl, Hadrian’s Barn £47.50pp or £65 sgl.

Hadrian's Wall Path 6 Day Itinerary & Accommodation List

Where I stayed: Houghton North Farm bunk house, £30pp or £35 sgl.

 

Places to eat: Tree Tuns, The Swan (we ordered a takeaway from a local Chinese!)

Day 6 – Heddon on the Wall to Wallsend

 

Distance: 15miles / 24km

Time: 5 hours (add 25% extra time for stops)

 

Accommodation Options: (Newcastle, Wallsend is a 5 minute metro stop from Wallsend): Newcastle YHA £10 for a week day £20-£30 on Fri – Sun. Quayside Travel Lodge from £30.99, Central Travel Lodge from £24.99, Copthorne Hotel from £37.50pp or full rate for sgl, Motel One from £34.50pp or £59 sgl, County Hotel £35pp or £59 sgl.

Hadrian's Wall Path 6 Day Itinerary & Accommodation List

Places to Eat: Grainger Market, Hadrian’s Tipi (dog friendly), Chinatown.

If you found this blog useful check out 10 Things You Should Know Before Hiking Hadrian’s Wall Path.

 

If you have any further questions about Hadrian’s Wall Path please do not hesitate to ask in the comments box below.

 

Much Love Emma xx

 

*Please note all prices listed are of April 2022.

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