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Bowness on Solway

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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.

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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 and B&B.

The second bottom image is of St Michael’s Church in the Village, built from the 1100s with Stone from Hadrian's Wall.

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