Bowness on Solway is a small Village
at the west end of Hadrian's Wall in
Cumbria, 15 miles west of Carlisle,
84 miles west of Newcastle.
Bowness on Solway is popular as the
start or the end of 84 mile long
Hadrian's Wall Path.
Area Attractions Click on Map.
The Hadrian's Wall Path is normally split
into 5 sections, between 14 and 24 miles per
day. Bowness on Solway to Carlisle is the
first, or last section.
There is a Campsite in the Village also
with Wigwams and a Guest House, popular with
walkers as seen in the image bottom right.
The image top is of the start of the
Hadrian's Wall Path in the Village.
The Second image is of the Fort Maia
Visitor Centre with a Bistro, across the road
from the Hadrian's Wall Path.
Fort Maia was the second largest Fort on
Hadrian's Wall at about 6 acres, built from the
year 120AD, little remains.
The third image is of the Village centre
with the Kings Arms pub, diner
The second bottom image is of St Michael’s
Church in the Village, built from the 1100s
with Stone from Hadrian's Wall.