Every Footstep Counts

Though the National Trail and English Heritage maintain The Wall and Path, each person visiting the monument must take care to protect the fragile environment and easily-damaged archaeology. To help us remember that “every footstep counts,” World Heritage asks that people:

  • Not walk on the wall
  • Take litter home
  • Follow signposted paths
  • Walk side by side
  • Keep gates closed
  • Control the dog
  • Use public transport
  • Support local businesses
  • Consider circular walks and Roman site visits instead of The Path
  • Avoid worn patches on the trail.

Following these guidelines will help protect this World Heritage site. For those who would like to help look after the wall, I suggest the following sites.