Shorter Walks

Walk 2: King Arthur and The Romans (Shorter Walk)

This walk is accessible for those staying in Haltwhistle without a car as it begins and ends in the Market Place, Haltwhistle.

This circular walk takes us from Haltwhistle into Northumberland National Park through areas once occupied by The Romans. There is an excellent view of the course of a vallum before we arrive at one of the most spectacular sections of Hadrian’s Wall near King Arthur’s Well. The walk follows Hadrian’s Wall Path, where there are superb views over the Tyne Valley and The North Pennines and finally descends through a spectacular gorge back into the historic market town.

Distance: Approx 7 miles
Ascent/Descent: Approx 845 feet
Grade: 2, Moderate
Meet: 10:20 for 10:30 start. Haltwhistle Market Place (GR: NY708640)
Bring: Packed lunch

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Walk Information

Walk Date and Time Sat Apr 27th 10:30 am
Registration End Date Wed Apr 24th 6:00 pm
Capacity 25
Available Places 15
Individual Price £10.00
Meeting Point Haltwhistle Market Place
Categories Shorter Walk, Grade 2 - MODERATE

Meeting Point - Haltwhistle Market Place

Grid Ref: GR: NY708640
Postcode: NE49 9DZ
By Car: There is a large car park beside Sainsbury’s, off Fair Hill
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