Hadrian's Wall Path is a National Trail in northern England. It follows the historic remains of Hadrian's Wall, which was a defensive wall constructed by the Romans in the 2nd century. As a popular tourist attraction, the route itself is generally easy and straightforward. Relative to other long distance trails, Hadrian's Wall Path is considered easy overall. It has a short length, and the path traverses very mild terrain, with only short ascents and descents. There are few logistical issues, as it passes through towns along the way.