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Northumberland National Park

Ranger Patrol of Hadrian’s Wall by E-Bike

  • Location Hexham
  • Price from £30.00
  • Cycling
  • Historical
  • Tours
  • Wildlife
  • Mindful escape
  • Microadventure
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A great opportunity to patrol the northern frontier of the Roman Empire on an E-Mountain Bike with a National Park Ranger. You’ll cycle along the most iconic section of the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site and into ‘bandit country’, where Romans dared to march!
As you cycle along quiet country lanes and byways, you’ll see and hear about this ancient landscape's turbulent past, and how in more peaceful times, sheep farming and forestry continue to shape the land today.


You will be welcomed to The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre by a National Park Ranger who will introduce you to the E-bike tour, explaining the type of terrain and experience you'll encounter, and answer any questions you may have.
You'll then be provided with an E-mountain bike, which will be adjusted to fit you comfortably, with time to become familiar with the changing of gears and getting used to E-bike (a couple of safe tours around the car park).
The Ranger will then take you on a tour of the landscape south of the Wall, including an off-road section along an ancient byway, across open fields that offers outstanding views of the Tyne Valley and the North Pennines to the south, and Hadrian's Wall to the north.
You will head north towards Hadrian's Wall, where you'll stop and hear about its construction and life on the Wall and have a chance to take in the wonderful views north towards Wark Forest and Solway Coast beyond.
The return leg will follow quiet country lanes running parallel with Hadrian's Wall to Steel Rigg, where you can take photos of one of the most famous views of Hadrian's Wall before descending back to the Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre.
This 1.5 hour tour is only available to those aged 16 and above and who can ride a bike.
National Park Experiences is a curated collection that brings the stories of our National Parks to life. Each experience offers an authentic insight into the landscape and special qualities of a National Park.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Families

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    What's included

  • Transportation An E-Mountain Bike
  • Equipment Helmet (if required)

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing The weather can change quickly up here, so be prepared.
  • Waterproofs Lightweight
  • Food snack bars
  • Drink water or a flask of hot drink


Custom Policy

Terms & Refund Policy 

All participants must abide by instructions issued by event leaders, including health and safety instructions. Anyone failing to abide by these instructions may be asked to leave the event if, in the opinion of the event leaders, their actions could jeopardise themselves or anyone in the group.

If anyone leaves an event before the finish Northumberland National Park’s duty of care will cease at that point.

Although all reasonable steps have been taken to ensure the safety of people participating in our events, individuals do so at their own risk. Our event leaders are trained and assessed to guide participants safely. However, participants need to be aware that there may be risks involved in our activities.

Northumberland National Park reserves the right to exclude participants if they are deemed by event leaders not to be adequately equipped or prepared. Please check event details, which will state if specific equipment is advised or essential (particularly in relation to footwear and clothing). Participants should also ensure they bring food and drink, where advised, to cover the type and duration of the event.

Northumberland National Park reserves the right to alter or cancel an event if it is not safe to proceed (in the event of extreme weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances).

Northumberland National Park accepts no responsibility for personal property which may be lost or damaged during the event. By attending the event participants accept that they will declare, in confidence, to the event leader any relevant medical information which Northumberland National Park needs to be made aware of.

Age restrictions may apply. Children under the age of 8 must always be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Please check event details for guidance.

Dogs on leads may be permitted on certain events – please check individual event details. It is the responsibility of participants to be on time for events as Northumberland National Park cannot delay start/leaving times – this is particularly important on walks and any events which include transport.

Official photographs may be taken at events and participants must inform us if they do not wish these to be used in publicity. Please see our Privacy Policy for further information.

Cancellation by participants – This must be requested by participants at least 30 days prior to the event they want to cancel. Participants may be offered an alternative date if it is available. Please note that the booking system is manned only during normal office hours which are generally between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday.

Cancellation by Northumberland National Park – if Northumberland National Park need to cancel the event they will inform participants of this via email or telephone and offer either a refund or a transfer to another event.

Where third party delivery is involved, additional terms and conditions may apply.

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