Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Northumberland  /  Sightseeing  /  Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland

(4.6/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Visit the most popular tourist attraction in Northern England, Hadrian's Wall. The wall was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. In 2005, it became part of the transnational "Frontiers of the Roman Empire" World Heritage Site. Learn the history at the archaeological sites and museums along the wall, take in the dramatic views, and examine forts, mile-castles, and temples. Don’t miss the solitary tree featured in the film “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves,” or Wylam, the birthplace of pioneering railway engineer and inventor George Stephenson. Explore by foot or bike, but take care with the fragile landscape (walkers are asked to follow the path during summer months). To visit Hadrian's Wall and get the most from your holiday in Haltwhistle, create itinerary details personal to you using our Haltwhistle vacation builder.
map
Create a full Haltwhistle itinerary

(Haltwhistle is the nearest city to Hadrian's Wall)

Plan your trip to Haltwhistle

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Northumberland by other users

8 days in England BY A USER FROM ITALY August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Switzerland, Paris & England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in England BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Seahouses BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in England BY A USER FROM CANADA September, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 1 day in Morpeth BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in England BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Wonderful walk with ruins of forts & lovely vistas - can be steep at times. There are several car parks and one ticket is good for all car parks. We spent the better part of the day hiking various sec...  more »
  • This wall is almost as old as the Colosseum in Rome. There is still a lot of the wall standing and you can spend a lot of time and energy exploring it. We enjoyed exploring sections of it and not tack...  more »
  • Free if just see the wall (pay for parking). Can take stroller with suitable tires. Good to see wall and outside of fort though the wall in that section is only a few feet high.