Join us on our guided walk: Hadrian’s Wall, Crag and Loughs
A walk along one of the most spectacular stretches of Hadrian’s Wall with the famous ‘Sycamore Gap’
Join our walk to learn about the Roman occupation of this remote area as we follow the Wall in an easterly direction above Crag Lough to Rapishaw Gap where before heading north on the Pennine Way. The return leg provides stunning views of the Wall and the ever popular Sycamore Gap, winner of England’s Tree of the Year 2016 (and also of course made famous in the film “Robin Hood Prince of Thieves”).
Discover the best routes in the Northumberland National Park on our Volunteer Guided Walks. Get outside and enjoy your time walking and leave the planning and navigation to us; it’s what we’re best at.
Nobody knows the best places to walk in the National Park like our volunteers so you’ll never be short of local history, stories, features and viewpoints.
Places for this walk should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment and in the event we need to contact you to cancel or postpone due to bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
Lace up your boots and enjoy a great time outside.
Duration: 4.5 hours
Distance: 6 miles
Category: Moderate – medium length walks of 5-16km (3-10 miles) on hilly ground with rising and falling levels. A reasonable level of fitness is required.
Starting point (please meet here approx 10 minutes before the start time): Steel Rigg National Park Car Park, Henshaw, NE47 7AN
Directions: On the Military Road (B6318) at The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre junction, turn north and follow the road around 0.5 miles to Steel Rigg car park (Hadrian’s Wall Bus stops at the junction)
OS grid ref: NY 751 677
Postcode: NE47 7AN
For those wishing to use GPS/Sat-Nav to find walk start points please note that, particularly in open country, postcodes cover a large area, so, whilst the postcode will get you to the right general area, you will still need to follow the detailed directions to locate the actual Walk Start Point.