The Old Chapel, Bowness on Solway, CA7 5BL
Telephone: 016973 51126
Grid Ref: NY 224524





The Old Chapel is situated directly opposite The Banks which marks the official end/start of the Hadrians Wall Walk.

We are able to accommodate larger groups of walkers.


Walkers picture


Route Number 72

The route opened in July 2006 and starts at Ravenglass, on the west coast. Heading east the path continues to Bowness on Solway and onwards to Tynemouth in the North East.

The Old Chapel is perfectly situated, directly on the route and can accommodate larger groups of cyclists.

At the rear of the property is secure covered parking for bikes.


Bird Watching


Birdwatching Breaks on The Solway Estuary

We are now able to offer a special two night break between the months of October and March to groups of people wishing to spend time watching the fantastic array of various migrant birds on the Solway estuary.

We are situated within walking distance of the R.S.P.B. reserve at Campfield Marsh which is accessible to anyone with an interest in nature and birdwatching. The facilities they offer are superb, with comfortable seated hides which will also accommodate wheelchairs.

Further details of the reserve can be obtained from

At The Old Chapel we will offer all the warmth, comfort and facilities you will need to enjoy your birdwatching holiday in Bowness on Solway. We can accommodate groups of up to 8 people - with bed, continental breakfast and a packed lunch for the day ahead at a cost of £70.00 per person for a 2 night stay.

If you would like further information on this special package, please contact us for details.