Hadrian’s Wall Trek – 25 miles

This most ancient of charity treks takes you from Lanercost Priory to Brocolitia, encompassing some of the most visited and fascinating ruins.

Hadrian’s Wall was built in AD122 on the orders of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, and stretched from the East to West coasts of Britain, from Bowness on Solway in the West to Wallsend in the East. It is the most remarkable Roman monument in the country and quite unique throughout the former Empire. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site which cuts through Northumberland National Park, Hadrian’s Wall attracts trekkers from all over as it offers great challenging walks, filled with a stunning backdrop and history. It’s a perfect location for a UK charity challenge!

An amazing experience with fantastic support awaits – everything from our tented village to exceptional guides and glorious food! Join our team and ‘step back in time’.

St Catherine’s Hospice has teamed up with Global Adventure Challenges who will be hosting this event on our behalf. 

Key Points

  • Challenge Duration – 3 days
  • Activity Duration – 2 days
  • Challenge Distance – 25 miles (approx,)
  • Challenge Grading – Tough
  • Accommodation Type – Camping

Challenge Highlights

  • Explore Northumberland National Park.
  • “Step back in time” and hike along one of Britain’s most famous historic landmarks.
  • Trek through battlement scenery.
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage site, in a UK weekend challenge.

Register here! 

Scroll down for funding options, details about what’s included in the cost, and the challenge itinerary

Funding Option A 
Registration Fee £95 + raise a minimum of £600 in sponsorship for St Catherine’s

Funding Option B
Registration Fee £95 + self-fund £300 (fund the entire challenge yourself, and set your own fundraising target for the hospice)

Itinerary with Global Adventure Challenges 

Day 1
We meet at our campsite near Haltwhistle in the early evening for a group meal and event briefing.

Day 2
After breakfast, our trek begins! Distance trekked – 14 miles (approx.).

Day 3
Following breakfast we trek straight from our tents to Brocolitia. Trekking distance 11 miles (approx.). Please note, this is a complex route and itinerary and subject to change.

What’s included
• All meals will be provided from dinner on day 1 through to lunch on day 3
• Two nights’ camping (tents provided on a twin share basis)
• All meals from dinner on day 1 to through to lunch day 3
• Challenge Medal

What’s not included
• Travel Insurance
• Sleeping bag and mattress
• Tips and gratuities
• Alcoholic drinks
• Personal trekking kit (trekking boots, poles, etc)

Register here! 

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