Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads

The Wall section is surprisingly strenuous


Route outline for walk n100:

Housteads Visitor Centre  -  Chapel Hill  -  Housesteads  -  Vercovicium Fort  -  The Hadrian's Wall Path  -  Housesteads Crags  -  Cuddy's Crag  -  The Pennine Way  -  Hotbank Crags  -  Hotbank  -  Crag Lough  -  Highshield Crags  -  Steel Rigg  -  Peel Crags  -  Peel  -  Once Brewed  -  Brackies Burn  -  Smith's Shield  -  Causeway House  -  Vindolanda Roman Fort  -  Chesterholm  -  Barcombe  -  East Crindledykes Farm  -  Green Brae  -  Little Shield  -  Deafley Rigg  -  Housteads Visitor Centre



National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Hadrian's Wall Path, a 130km (81 miles) linear footpath connecting Wallsend in Tyne and Wear, England with Bowness-on-Solway in Cumbria, England. The Hadrian's Wall Path is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Hadrian's Wall Path.


Part of this walk also follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.



You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL43 Hadrian’s Wall


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

86 Haltwhistle & Brampton, Bewcastle & Alston


87 Hexham & Haltwhistle


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads

In no particular order . . .

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Once Brewed - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 5

Once Brewed - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 5

Photo: David Wright (123)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall

Photo: Dave Roberts (1)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - At a milecastle on Hadrian's Wall between Hotbank and Housesteads

At a milecastle on Hadrian's Wall between Hotbank and Housesteads

Photo: Dave Roberts (4)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Hadrian's Wall at Steel Rigg with Crag Lough beyond

Hadrian's Wall at Steel Rigg with Crag Lough beyond

Photo: Mike Knipe (47)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Steel Rigg - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 4

Steel Rigg - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 4

Photo: David Wright (120)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - The view from Hadrian's Wall

The view from Hadrian's Wall

Photo: Terence Walsh (4)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Highshield Crags - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 4

Highshield Crags - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 4

Photo: David Wright (118)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Hadrian's Wall near Once Brewed - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 5

Hadrian's Wall near Once Brewed - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 5

Photo: David Wright (124)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - On Hadrian's Wall between Hotbank and Housesteads

On Hadrian's Wall between Hotbank and Housesteads

Photo: Dave Roberts (3)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Walking The Hadrian's Wall National Trail

Walking The Hadrian's Wall National Trail

Photo: Mike Knipe (44)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Peel Crag, Hadrian's Wall

Peel Crag, Hadrian's Wall

Photo: Mike Knipe (46)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Walking Hadrian's Wall

Walking Hadrian's Wall

Photo: Terence Walsh (3)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - On Hadrians Wall - with Australian friends, appreciating an English summer!

On Hadrians Wall - with Australian friends, appreciating an English summer!

Photo: Chris Batchelor (1)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Vercovicium Fort, Housesteads - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 4

Vercovicium Fort, Housesteads - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 4

Photo: David Wright (115)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Winshields, Hadrian's Wall

Winshields, Hadrian's Wall

Photo: Steve Ashman (2)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Crag Lough seen from Hadrian's Wall

Crag Lough seen from Hadrian's Wall

Photo: Terence Walsh (1)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Mile Castle on Hadrian's Wall

Mile Castle on Hadrian's Wall

Photo: Mike Knipe (45)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - The view west of Steel Rigg - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 5

The view west of Steel Rigg - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 5

Photo: David Wright (125)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - On the Hadrian's Wall walk

On the Hadrian's Wall walk

Photo: Terence Walsh (2)

Walk n100 Hadrian's Wall and Vindolanda from Housesteads - Heading towards Steel Rigg - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 4

Heading towards Steel Rigg - Walking The Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail - Day 4

Photo: David Wright (119)


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