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Stage 04: Steel Rigg to Walton — Hadrian’s Wall Path

Stage 04: Steel Rigg to Walton — Hadrian’s Wall Path

16.8 mi
2.3 mph
1,000 ft
1,600 ft
Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

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Tour Overview

Starting Point
2.52 mi

Cawfields Milecastle 42

Hiking Highlight

3.37 mi

Aesica Roman Fort

Hiking Highlight

5.98 mi

Walltown Quarry

Hiking Highlight

6.81 mi

Thirlwall Castle

Hiking Highlight

16.8 mi



Tour Profile


Mountain Hiking Path: 116 yd
Hiking Path: 3.20 mi
Path: 0.52 mi
Footpath: 9.96 mi
Street: 185 yd
Road: 2.92 mi


Natural: 2.78 mi
Unpaved: 0.69 mi
Gravel: 0.35 mi
Paved: 2.74 mi
Asphalt: 350 yd
Unknown: 10.0 mi

Weather Forecast


komoot planned a hike.

October 22, 2019


  • komoot

    The highlights come thick-and-fast along this enchanting section of Hadrian’s Wall.


    With 17 miles (27 kilometers) of distance to contend with and 1,000 feet (305 meters) of climbing, this is the hardest stage on the entire trail and will really test your fitness and stamina.


    You begin with a short ascent

    • October 23, 2019

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Stage 04: Steel Rigg to Walton — Hadrian’s Wall Path

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