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