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.

Itin A:   9D / 10N       £1280 pp *

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)

 

£1,580 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£1,280 per person (based on two sharing)
£1,200 per person (based on group of 3)
£1,170 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

*price includes taxi

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Itin B:   5D / 6N       £835 pp *

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

 

£1,020 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£835 per person (based on two sharing)
£775 per person (based on group of 3)
£745 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

*price includes taxi

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Itin C:   11D / 12N       £1490 pp *

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)

 

£1,810 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£1,490 per person (based on two sharing)
£1,405 per person (based on group of 3)
£1,395 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

*price includes taxi

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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.

Itin A

£485 per person (single)
£245 per person (based on two people)
£165 per person (based on group of 3)
£15 per person per day (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

Itin B

£370 per person (single)
£185 per person (based on two people)
£125 per person (based on group of 3)
£95 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

Itin C

£520 per person (single)
£260 per person (based on two people)
£175 per person (based on group of 3)
£15 per person per day (based on group of 4 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

Rest Days
Rest days can be incorporated into any walking holiday package at an additional £70.00 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.

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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