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United Kingdom, island country located off the north-western coast of mainland Europe. The United Kingdom comprises the whole of the island of Great Britain. The union comprises of four countries: England, Wales, and Scotland as well as the northern portion of the island of Ireland. It has a land border with Ireland.
Great Britain is traditionally divided into a highland and a lowland zone. The division being a line from the south-west, to the north-east of England. With Wales, Scotland and the north of the England being in the highland zone.
Its diverse scenery, pulsing cities and rich cultural heritage, home to an impressive 25 World Heritage site, it draws visitors to see beautifully preserved country estates and castles, and its many world-class art galleries and museums.
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Self-Guided Walking tour of Exeter (with Maps!)
Discover Exeter’s rich and varied history on our exciting self-guided walks. Exeter’s compact size makes it easy to explore on foot – and there is plenty to discover along the way.
Hadrians Wall - Day 3 - Hare Hill to Cawfields
Before leaving Banks you should visit Banks Turret – the best preserved turret (observation tower) along the wall and a chance to enjoy the Southerly views over the valley of the River Irthing. Today’s walk is you will immerse yourself into the natural environment and Roman history.
Hadrians Wall - Day 2 - Carlisle to Hare Hill
The River Eden is a prominent feature at the start of the days from Carlisle City Centre. The trail deviates away from the wall until you pass over the M6 Motorway.
Hadrians Wall - Day 1 - Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle
Due to logistics, I had decided that it was easier to stay in Carlisle for two nights and take the bus out to the starting point of Bowness-on-Solway on the first morning. Bowness-on-Solway is the site of the second largest Roman fort, Maia and this section of the walk enjoys coastal views across the Solway Firth to Scotland.