Hadrian's wall

Discover the Wall Guided Walk

Take a walk along Hadrian's Wall and learn about history with Northumberland National Park

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Take a walk from The Sill with one of our experienced guides.

You will be immersed in the landscape and find out about the historical features in the area.

This opportunity is provided by Northumberland National Park.


  • Type: 90-minute activity
  • Dates: From 17th May - 31st October 2021
  • Location: Northumberland
  • Cost: £40 per group
  • Suitable for: Groups aged 7 - 26 years

About this opportunity

This 90-minute activity is offered on various dates at Northumberland National Park.

The route follows the line of the Vallum - the series of Roman ditches and mounds that lie just south of Hadrian’s Wall - leading on to Sycamore Gap, the famous tree that stands in a dramatic dip on Hadrian’s Wall.

The walk will also include a stop at Milecastle 39, also known as Castle Nick, to find out about the Roman occupation of the site and take in the dramatic views of the surrounding landscape.

Need to know

Learning outcomes

Learn about Hadrian’s Wall, local history, flora and fauna of the area. Health and wellbeing benefits of exercise, spending time in the outdoors, exploring the landscape.

What to bring

You will need suitable footwear for the walk and weather appropriate clothing/coat. It is advisable to bring a drink and small snack. 

Access guidance

The route is unsuitable for wheelchairs and for those with more serious mobility issues.

Dates and location

The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre

Once Brewed, Hexham NE47 7AN

Available from 17th May - 31st October 2021

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