Hadrian's High Way
A new 102 mile walk along Rome's northernmost frontier

Hadrian’s High Way is a 102 mile trail devised, written and illustrated by acclaimed outdoor writer Mark Richards. The trail takes a dynamic, new look at the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire and embraces the majestic landscape through which the garrisons marched for 300 years.

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Holiday Packages

All our Standard Itineraries include:

  • Hand-picked accommodation in B&Bs / guest houses / inns / small hotels
  • En-suite facilities where available
  • Breakfast
  • Daily baggage transfers from our own team of local drivers
  • All booking fees

We will also endeavour to include all these in any custom itinerary you wish to build for this walk.

Day 1: Ravenglass to Boot (9m)
Day 2: Boot to Skelwith Bridge (11.6m)
Day 3: Skelwith Bridge to Troutbeck (6.8m)
Day 4: Troutbeck to Askham (15.6m)
Day 5: Askham to Temple Sowerby (10.9m)
Day 6: Temple Sowerby to Milburn (7.2m), taxi to Appleby
Day 7: taxi to Milburn, walk to Alston (13.9m)
Day 8: Alston to Greenhead (15.1m)
Day 9: Greenhead to Bardon Mill (13.9m)

 

£1,205 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£1,020 per person (based on two sharing)
£970 per person (based on group of 3)
£960 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Ravenglass to Skelwith Bridge (20.2m)
Day 2: Skelwith Bridge to Askham (22.4m)
Day 3: Askham to Milburn (17.1m)
Day 4: Milburn to Slaggyford (19m)
Day 5: Slaggyford to Bardon Mill (23.3m)

 

£870 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£690 per person (based on two sharing)
£645 per person (based on group of 3)
£620 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Ravenglass to Boot (8.2m)
Day 2: Boot to Little Langdale (11.2m)
Day 3: Little Langdale to Troutbeck (9.8m)
Day 4: Troutbeck to Askham (15.6m)
Day 5: Askham to Temple Sowerby (10.9m)
Day 6: Temple Sowerby to Milburn (7.2m), taxi to Appleby
Day 7: taxi to Milburn, walk to Alston (13.9m)
Day 8: Alston to Slaggyford (5.7m)
Day 9: Slaggyford to Greenhead (9.3m)
Day 10: Greenhead to Once Brewed (7m)
Day 11: Once Brewed to Bardon Mill (7.9m)

 

£1,395 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£1,200 per person (based on two sharing)
£1,145 per person (based on group of 3 or more)

 

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* All headline holiday prices are shown per person, based on two people sharing.

Baggage Transfer

Baggage Transfer is automatically included in the price of all our Walking Holiday packages.

These prices are for anyone planning their own holiday and just need bags moving from one stop to the next.

£300 per person (single)
£150 per person (based on two people)
£100 per person (based on group of 3)
£10 per person per day (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£290 per person (single)
£145 per person (based on two people)
£100 per person (based on group of 3)
£75 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£325 per person (single)
£165 per person (based on two people)
£10 per person per day (based on group of 3 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

Note: If you are booking accommodation in an Airbnb, you must ensure that there will either be someone available to take collection/delivery of your bags or that they have appropriate, secure storage in the event that the proprietor is absent.

Walk Information

  • Holiday Options
  • Walk Info
  • Maps & Guide Books

Rest Days
Rest days can be incorporated into any walking holiday package at an additional £60.00 per person per night

Solo Travellers
Solo travellers please contact us or use the booking form to send your proposed itinerary including dates, and we will price accordingly. Where possible, we take advantage of existing bookings from other clients to ensure you receive a cost effective service.

Alternative Itineraries
For alternative itineraries to those provided for this route, please contact us, or use the Booking Form to submit your proposed itinerary and number of participants and we will quote accordingly.

Walking Season Dates
Prices are based on the walk starting after 1st April and ending before 30th September. For walks outside those dates, please contact us. We provide a reduced out of season service, but still manage to meet the needs of most customers who contact us during this period.

Walk Information

Hadrian’s High Way is a 102 mile trail devised, written and illustrated by acclaimed outdoor writer Mark Richards.

The trail takes a dynamic, new look at the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire and embraces the majestic landscape through which the garrisons marched for 300 years.

There is no better way to view fell country than to follow the Roman road east from the port at Ravenglass, the maritime link with the Roman Empire, passing through wild mountains to ultimately trace the frontier along the Great Whin Sill where the Wall sits proud upon a striking escarpment within Northumberland National Park.

This is a real journey of discovery, linking ten forts, each in turn vital connections underpinning life on the Wall.

The trail stretches for just over 100 miles through the constantly changing, thoroughly absorbing, and spellbindingly beautiful landscape of the Lake District, Cumbria and Northumberland

OS Explorer Maps
OL5 - English Lakes - North-eastern area
OL6 - English Lakes - South-western area
OL7 - English Lakes - South-eastern area
OL31 - North Pennines
OL43 - Hadrian's Wall

Guide Books
"Hadrian's High Way" by Mark Richards

Mobile Digital Mapping
Digital maps can be viewed on most modern smartphones using an appropriate app, downloaded from the app store associated with your device. Brigantes recommend that whichever app you use, it should support Ordnance Survey 1:25k or 1:50k scale maps. There are many apps to choose from, but the two main providers are Ordnance Survey and Memory Map.

Each provider’s app has its own benefits, but both provide all-important offline navigation, meaning your device does not need a mobile signal to work effectively on the trail.

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  1. Really enjoyed our walk along Hadrian’s Wall and the excellent planning by Brigantes – brilliant selection of places to stay along the way and the logistics of bags moving every day worked like a dream. Thank you so much!

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