Walking Hadrian's Wall Path: National Trail Described West-East and East-West

Mark Richards (Author)
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Guidebook and integral map booklet to walking the 84-mile Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail along the Roman Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend, Newcastle. The trail typically takes a week to walk, and is suitable for beginners as well as walkers with greater experience. The route is described in both directions, and the guidebook also features extensions to Maryport on Cumbria's far west coast and South Shields in the east.

Clear step-by-step route descriptions are illustrated by 1:100,000 OS map extracts. The guidebook comes with a convenient map booklet of 1:25,000 scale OS maps showing the full route. The route description links together with the map booklet at each stage along the way, and the compact format is conveniently sized for slipping into a jacket pocket or the top of a rucksack. (Note: the map booklet can also be purchased separately.)

A wealth of information on the history of the Wall is included, as well as a wide range of practical information for walkers, from accommodation and itinerary planning, to details on public transport and refreshments.

Product Details

Cicerone Press
Publish Date
November 02, 2015
4.73 X 0.72 X 7.01 inches | 0.75 pounds
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About the Author

Mark Richards, Director and Sr. Technical Architect at Collaborative Consulting, LLC, is a leading authority on messaging, transaction management, systems integration, and Service Oriented Architecture. He is the author of "Java Transaction Design Strategies", contributing author of "97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know", "NFJS Anthology Volume 1", "NFJS Anthology Volume 2", and the author of numerous transaction, JMS, and SOA-related articles. Mark is a regular conference speaker on the No Fluff Just Stuff conference tour and has spoken at other conferences around the world, including QCon, TSSJS, and SYS-CON.