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Fascinating walk along this huge stretch of preserved Hadrians Wall to the bridge over The Irthing, lots of info boards easy reach of car park and apart from the 100 gentle steps (haherm) manageable amble for all capabilities
The original Willowford Bridge, which was part of Hadrian’s Wall, is gone now. Hadrian’s Wall though on either side of the River Irting is still in existence and you can experience how it all would have looked by walking about 2 kilometres from Birdoswald Roman...More
We walked from the small car park in Gilsland. This was well away from others and gave a sense of isolation. The wall, turrets and bridge are well-preserved. Geographically it is fascinating to see how much the river has moved since Roman times.
We did the short walk out from Birdoswald to see Willowford Bridge. The remains of the wall, a turret and the bridge supports are clearly visible with several panels explaining their history.
The new bridge is several hundred metres from the Roman bridge supports,so interesting...More
Time Poor we made the sprint to see as much of Hadrian's Wall as possible and we loved it ! OK , Forts closed, car crashes closed road etc, etc. We stuck to the plan, saw this little village, pulled up & walked a section...More
A milecastle, a handful of Roman Turrets, a centurion stone in a farmhouse wall and a ruined Roman bridge , as well as a fabulous preserved stretch of Hadrian's wall make this one of my favourite walks.
A circular walk from Gilsland ( free parking...More
Parked in the free car park across the road, near the school at Gilsland. There are still large parts of Hadrian's Wall visible and we walked right along the edge. Some parts of the footpath are a little uneven and steep and adjacent to fields...More