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Walk 1198 - Hadrian's Wall from Steel Rigg

Nat Park   Northumberland
County/Area   Northumberland
AuthorLou Johnson
Length8.0 miles / 13 km
Ascent1250 feet / 379 metres
Grademoderate

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This walk covers a section of Hadrian's Wall. Starting from Steel Rigg, Northumbria National Park, the route includes a visit to Housesteads Fort and the dramatic scenery of Hotbank Crags and Crag Lough. The route along the wall has many ups and downs but does provide you with a chance to walk in the footsteps of the Roman Legions.

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Suggested Maps

It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series.

OS ExplorerSheet OL43
OS LandrangerSheet 86
OS LandrangerSheet 87

Note : If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

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