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visit Roman aqueduct north of Hadrians Wall

A Roman Aqueduct

Date: 7th May 2017
Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm

Join our guided walk to visit a Roman Aqueduct.

Our walk takes in the remoter area north of Hadrian’ s Wall with a chance to see the aqueduct that once fed water to Aesica Roman fort.

We return along the highest section of the wall over Winshields Crag where we enjoy wonderful 360 degree views of this Roman frontier land as well as some of the best sections of the Vallum ditch.

Discover the best routes in the Northumberland National Park on our Guided Walks. Get outside, 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.

Please dress for changeable weather, wear walking boots or shoes and bring drinks and snacks. Whilst well behaved dogs are welcome, please take note of any specific instructions by the walk leader and the concerns of others.  If you have not already booked online, please pay on arrival.

Lace up your boots and enjoy a great time outside.

Duration – 4.5 hours

Distance – 7 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)Cawfields – National Park Car Park

Directions: Leave the B6318 opposite the Milecastle Inn, 2.5 miles west of Once Brewed. The car park is 0.5 mile up the road.  (Hadrian’s Wall Bus stops at the Milecastle Inn)

OS Grid Ref: NY 713 666

Postcode: NE49 9PJ (general area)

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.

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