6 Day Camp & Bunk - Bowness > Wallsend

5
Nights
6
Days
84 Miles
Camping
If you're looking at Walking the Wall and like the idea of being that little bit more adventurous our Bowness-On-Solway To Wallsend expedition runs between May and August.
£199 - £250*
*Per Person
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6 Day Camp & Bunk - Bowness > Wallsend - Details

Bowness-on-Solway > Wallsend
In 2022 there will be three Expedition Treks, with the maximum number of walkers on each expedition being 12 - tents being able to accommodate one or two persons. Trekkers don't have to walk as a group, but are free to walk at a time of their own choosing, in whatever company they prefer, self-guided with their map, to the destination prepared for their arrival. Each person on a Trek brings two bags with them - a small daysac for walking with and a main bag that we transfer between camps and the end of the Trail.

Twin Occupancy Tent - £199 per person

Solo Tent - £250

2022 - Expedition Dates -
Mon.30th May > Sat.4th June - 4 x Tents still available
Mon. 11th July > Sat.16th July - 4 x Tents still available
Sat. 6th August > Thurs.11th August - 3 x Tents still available

Booking
Bookings are on a 'first come first served' basis and are made with a £25 per person deposit. The person making the booking, is sent a Map, 'Kit List' and 'Advice on Time & Distance'.

Itinerary

Start - Bowness-on-Solway
From where the Trail starts, the Trek begins (having dropped main bags off at the first night's campsite, or with us in Carlisle at midday) with an afternoon ten-mile 'stretch of the legs' along the Solway Firth to the first night's camp on the outskirts of a village to the west of Carlisle.

Finish - Wallsend
Five full-day walks, covering a further seventy-four miles, with three more campsand a night in a B&B, the last day's walk finishes was the end of the Trail, next to where your main baggage can be collected.

Day 1 - First Day's Walk - First Night Camp
An afternoon (4-5 hour) walk along the Solway Firth, to the first night's camp. There is a country pub that serves meals right next to the campsite.

Day 2 - Second Day's Walk - Second Night Camp
A full day's walk (6-7 hours) by the banks of the River Eden, via Carlisle (where you can take a break for breakfast or a coffee) then on into the Cumbrian countryside, to a camp set up by a working farm, with a farmhouse that can provide an evening meal (and / or breakfast in the morning), as well as having a drinks license.

Day 3 - Third Day's Walk - Third Night Camp
A full day’s walk (6-7 hours) is up on to the Northumbrian Whin Sill, passing Walltown Crags, to a campsite near the Wall's midway point. There is a country pub that serves meals nearby.

Day 4 - Fourth Day's Walk - Fourth Night Camp
A full-day's walk (6-7 hours) continuing along the Whin Sill, past the Wall's highest point and into the North Tyne valley. The camp is set up by the banks of the River North Tyne, with a café that can offer breakfast and the nearby village has a pub that serves evening meals.

Day 5 - Fifth Day's Walk
A full day (5-6 hours) follows the line of the Wall to a B&B accommodation in Heddon-on-the-Wall (a village with two pubs - both serving meals).

Day 6 - Last Day's Walk
A full day's walk (5-6 hours) ends in the afternoon, when trekkers are reunited with their baggage at a pick-up point in Wallsend.

Hadrian's Wall Path Map
The latest edition and most-detailed map of the complete Trail.

Hadrian's Wall Path 'Kit List'
An essential guide on what to bring - and what you don't need to

Hadrian's Wall Path 'Advice on Time & Distance'
A unique guide on how to prepare for your walk

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