Hadrian’s Cycleway

The 174 mile route of Hadrian’s Wall cycleway was officially opened in July 2006. The cycleway, signed as National Route 72, can be cycled in either direction, though it is normally cycled west to east. It mainly runs on country lanes and quiet roads, interspersed with sections of traffic-free path, promenade and riverside path. The coastal sections at either end of the route are relatively flat, but there are a few steep, short hills in the central section. You will ride through some of England’s most dramatic and wild countryside where you can “get away from it all” and enjoy the freedom of cycling in this unspoilt area.

Our ride starts in the port of Ravenglass on the west coast where you will cycle along the coastline before turning inland at Bowness-on-Solway to follow the line of Hadrian’s Wall. Between Brampton and Corbridge much of the wall remains where it is worth taking your time to view the many forts and museums in the area and to take a walk along some of the most spectacular sections of the wall. The ride then follows the river Tyne to the finish in Tynemouth on the east coast. Please be aware that the luggage courier no longer operates between Ravenglass and Bowness on Solway, if you would like to include luggage transport on this section please get in touch for a quote.

Our Holidays

Hadrian's Cycleway

Ravenglass to Tynemouth 174 miles/280 km

We have a total of three holidays on Hadrian's Cycleway. They all cover the whole route, taking from 3 to 5 days, depending on how far you want to cycle each day, and how much time you want to look around.

Code Length Average per day Price range
HC4 3 days cycling (4 nights) 58 miles/93 km $638 - $768 Full Info Book
HC5 4 days cycling (5 nights) 44 miles/71 km $751 - $924 Full Info Book
HC6 5 days cycling (6 nights) 35 miles/56 km $877 - $1093 Full Info Book

Client Feedback

This holiday was one of the best experiences of my life. It’s hard to explain how much we all enjoyed it. Everything went to plan like clockwork. Just a note: I enquired re Coast to Coast with other companies. I chose Mickledore because of the customer service on the phone. The lady who I spoke to prior to booking very knowledgeable and helpful. It was down to her that we went with Mickledore. With all follow up and queries your staff were more than helpful. Many thanks for a fantastic time.

Coast to Coast, May 2019
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This is the first time we have booked with Mickledore, we were extremely pleased with the whole package. Very good organisation and accommodation. We would certainly travel with them again. We also had great weather.

Tour of the Lake District, May 2019
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This was the first time we had booked anything like this having previously done everything ourselves. We had a very positive experience. Everything flowed like clockwork and it was so relaxing. Listening to other walkers and seeing what they had been given we realised choosing you was certainly getting it right first time! Sorry I can’t give improvement feedback – you got it right so just keep going! Very many thanks it was great.

Hadrian’s Wall Walk, June 2019
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