Hadrian's Wall Path

National Trail Guide

Hadrian's Wall Path
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Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781781315712
Publisher: Aurum Press
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Description

The official guide to this superb National Trail, published in conjunction with Walk Unlimited.

Comprehensive, this is the only companion you need to walk this well-loved path. Since it opened in 2003, Hadrian’s Wall Path has become one of Britain’s most popular long-distance paths. Its 84 miles are a convenient week’s walking, shadowing for the most part the historic line of Hadrian’s Wall in its spectacular progress across the superbly wild landscape of the north of England.

Starting in what used to be Tyneside’s shipbuilding heart, and joining Newcastle in the east with Carlisle in the west, it takes you via the extraordinary Roman forts of Vindolanda and Housesteads, close to handsome towns like Hexham and Corbridge, to finish on the lonely shores of the Solway Firth with views of Scotland.

The author

Anthony Burton is the author of a number of books in the National Trail Guides series for Aurum, including The West Highland Way, Hadrian's Wall Path, The Cotswold Way and The Ridgeway, as well as a biography of Richard Trevithick and Thomas Telford and numerous other works of industrial history. He lives in Stroud.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781781315712
Size: 5.118 in x 8.268 in / 130 mm x 210 mm
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