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Walks from Season Three - Lanercost Priory

Take in both the ruins of Lanercost Priory and the very much intact Lanercost Priory Church, before walking along part of the 84 mile Hadrian's Wall Path on this lovely walk through the Cumbrian landscape.

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Walk Info
5½ miles (8.9km)
Minimum time
3 hours
Total ascent
431 ft (131m)
Level of difficulty
Well defined Public footpaths /bridleways & road walking
6 gates /4 stiles

Grid NY 55471 63644
Keep on leads
Car Park at Lanercost Tea Room
Check parking restrictions first

Public Transport
Hadrian’s Wall Bus AD122 Spring-Autumn / Otherwise Service 685 to within 2½ miles
In Lanercost Tea Room
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Relevant Links

Visiting Lanercost Priory - English Heritage

Information about Lanercost Priory with opening times and prices from English Heritage.

Visiting Hare Hill - English Heritage

Information about the highest section of Hadrian's Wall still surviving, from English Heritage.

If you're thinking of visiting Lanercost Priory or Hare Hill, then consider becoming a member of English Heritage - not only gives you free access to over 400 historic places, but also helps keep England's heritage safe.

Lanercost Priory Church

Details about opening times and services at the Priory Church of St Mary Magdalene.

Walking Hadrian's Wall Path - Mark Richards

Mark's excellent book detailing walking the Hadrian's Wall Path both from west to east and east to west, is not just essential research but also a cracking good read.

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