Hadrian’s Wall

From Monday 8th June until Friday 19th June 2015, I walked along Hadrian’s Wall, and then explored Roman sites further south in Cumbria. Here are the posts I made as I travelled along the Wall!

Itinerary below

Monday 8th June 2015

Train journey

London to Newcastle: 11:00am – arrive 1:49pm

Museum

Great North Museum, Newcastle

Hotel

Athol House Hotel, South Shields

Tuesday 9th June 2015

Roman site

Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields

Metro journey

South Shields to Wallsend

Roman site

Segedunum Roman Fort, Wallsend

Walk

Segedunum to Newburn (10 miles)

Roman sites on the walk

Hotel

Keelman’s Lodge, Newburn

Wednesday 10th June 2015

Walk

Newburn to Halton Red House (11 miles)

Roman site on the walk

Heddon-on-the-Wall

Hotel

Halton Red House B&B

Thursday 11th June 2015

Walk

Halton Red House to Corbridge and back (7 miles)

Roman town

Corbridge Roman Town

Walk

Halton Red House to Chollerford (6 miles)

Roman sites on the walk

Hotel

The George Hotel, Chollerford

Friday 12th June 2015

Roman site

Chesters Roman Fort

Walk

Chesters to Twice Brewed (12 miles)

Roman sites on the walk

Hotel

Twice Brewed Inn

Saturday 13th June 2015

Walk

Twice Brewed to Vindolanda (3 miles)

Roman site

Vindolanda

Meet Eric and Sim at Vindolanda

Stay

Stay at Sim and Jo’s house in Warwick Bridge

Sunday 14th June 2015

Walk (with Eric and Sim)

Twice Brewed to Lanercost (16 miles)

Roman sites on the walk

Hotel

Lanercost B&B

Monday 15th June 2015

Walk

Lanercost to Carlisle

Museum

Tullie House Museum, Carlisle

Hotel

Marlborough House, Carlisle

Tuesday 16th June

Walk

Carlisle to Bowness-on-Solway (13 miles)

Hotel

Wallsend Guest House, Bowness-on-Solway

Wednesday 17th June 2015

Bus

Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle

Train

Carlisle to Maryport: 10:54am – arrive 11:33am (flexible ticket)

Museum

Senhouse Roman Museum, Maryport

Train

Maryport to Carlisle: 3:22pm – arrive 4:06pm (flexible ticket)

Stay

Stay at Sim and Jo’s house in Warwick Bridge


 

Thursday 18th June 2015

Train

Carlisle to Ravenglass: 10:54am – 12:33pm arrive (flexible ticket)

Steam train (Ratty Railway)

Ravenglass to Boot: 12:50pm – 1:30pm arrive (no ticket booked)

Walk

Boot to Hardknott Roman Fort and back (6 miles)

Roman site on walk

Hardknott Roman Fort

Hotel

Brook House Inn, Boot

Friday 19th June 2015

Steam train (Ratty Railway)

Boot to Ravenglass: 10:30am – arrive 11:10am (no ticket booked)

Roman site

Ravenglass Roman Bath House

Stay?

With Sim and Jo? Or get the train back to Crewe today

Saturday 20th June 2015

Train

Ravenglass to Crewe: 2:25pm – arrive 5:59pm (change at Lancaster) (flexible ticket 19th or 20th June)

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