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Hadrian's Wall - Walltown Crags & Aesica
Introduction to Walk 3343

Photo from the walk - Hadrian's Wall - Walltown Crags & Aesica

Nat Park - Northumberland

County/Area - Northumberland County

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 770 feet / 233 metres

Time - 3 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Northumberland walk follows an outstanding section of Hadrian's Wall at Walltown. The walk also includes a visit to Aesica Roman Fort. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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