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A Walk Through History: The Hadrian’s Wall Walk

Travel Tips - Amanda - February 14, 2018

Ever wondered what it would be like to take a long nice walk through history? Well, then the Hadrian’s Wall Walk is just the thing for you. In northern England, the 84 miles long Hadrian’s wall path stretches from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway connecting the east and the west coast. Most of the path is close to the remains of the almost 1900 years old Hadrian’s Wall. The brute structure was erected by the Romans to separate civilization from the barbarians. If that idea sounds familiar then you are not alone. George R R Martin has admitted that the inspiration for the 700ft wall in his series books, A Song of Ice and fire, came from this very wall. Although the walk is a long one and it will take at least 10 days to cover the entirety of it, a holiday there is worth it and you plan accordingly here for your days at Hadrian’s Wall walk. Continue Reading

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