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Hadrian's Wall and Haughton Common
Introduction to Walk 2803

Photo from the walk - Hadrian's Wall and Haughton Common

Nat Park - Northumberland

County/Area - Northumberland County

Author - Peter Lane

Length - 20.0 miles / 32.5 km

Ascent - 2200 feet / 667 metres

Grade - hard

This Northumberland walk includes sections of the Pennine Way and Hardian's Wall National Trails. The route is tougher than one might expect with the wall following a switchback route. The start is Brocolitia Fort one of many antiquities preserved along Hadrian's Wall. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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Walking in Northumberland

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