4 Day Itinerary for the Hadrian's Wall Walk
Tackle the Hadrian's Wall walk with this 4-day 40-mile itinerary. Guide yourself on this "best of" itinerary for the most well-preserved forts, best intact wall sections and the loveliest pastoral scenery. This route planner gives you specific itinerary information, lodging suggestions and planning tips.
Roman soldiers defending Hadrian's Wall against an attack by the Scots
Roman soldiers defending Hadrian's Wall against an attack by the Scots. The wall proved to be an impregnable barrier. For the first time, the Scots were trapped in their own wild country and the Romans and Britons could go about their business in safety. Original artwork for illustration on p25 of Look and Learn issue no 848 (15 April 1978).
Pictured here is a map of Hadrian's wall, to give a scope of how far it stretched across Britain. As you can see in the map it is really impressive how far it stretched and how it was constructed in 122 AD by orders of Emperor Hadrian. The purpose was to divide the Roman Empire from the unconquered barbarians of the north. WIKIPEDIA
Travel North - 34: Walking Roman Remains, Hadrian's Wall, Mile Forts and a Volcanic Plate
Stand on the Roman Wall, look over the northern hills, a view beheld by foederati from as far off as Asia Minor. Walk Steel Rigg to Housesteads on paths trodden by home-sick, shivering legionaries!
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Hadrian's Wall: Another world beyond the wall
A new map of Hadrian's Wall claims to be the most detailed guide yet published, revealing a host of other little-visited historic sites nearby. Max Davidson sets off on the trail of Britain's finest Roman monument.
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Housesteads Roman Fort, Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland