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Heart of Hadrian's Wall

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Walking

walking-1Possibly the best place for walking in the country, The Heart of Hadrian's Wall is famous for the variety and quality of its footpaths, bridleways and walker-friendly accommodation.

The extensive public footpath network criss-crosses open country and farmland connecting towns and villages throughout the area.

Ranging from challenging long distance trails with cosy pubs and welcoming guest houses en route, to leisurely circular walks through pretty hamlets and countryside, The Heart of Hadrian's Wall has it all.

You can take a guided walk to learn about this beautiful, dramatic countryside or set out in solitude to discover the tranquility of this what makes Northumberland officially England's most tranquil county.

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Allen Banks & Staward Gorge

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This extensive area of gorge and river scenery, signposted off the A69 east of Bardon Mill. and managed by The National Trust, includes the 41-hectare (101-acre) Staward Peel Site of Special Scientific Interest. Allen Banks has miles of waymarked walks through ornamental and ancient woods where you may even...
Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail
Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail is the long-distance footpath that runs through the World Heritage Site. 84 miles of glorious walking through rugged moorland, rolling fields and dynamic urban landscape. The National Trail runs a passport season between May and October each year where walkers can use...

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Haltwhistle Burn, winding its way down from the Roman Wall to the old stone houses of Town Foot, the wooded burn valley has a secret to unfold. Starting from the peaty soil of the wild moor land high above the town, the water of the burn runs...

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Haltwhistle Rings Walks Leaflets - Describing 22 walks in and around the historic parishes of Haltwhistle and the surrounding area. Available from Haltwhistle Partnership Office and various outlets in the town, price £6.50 (£9.50 including postage & packing).
Haltwhistle Walking Festival

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Haltwhistle Walking Festival. This twice yearly festival, held in the Spring & Autumn of each year, is organised by a group of enthusiastic local volunteers who want to share their love of the area with others. All walks are guided by trained leaders who aim to provide interesting routes...
Hareshaw Linn

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Designated as a 'site of Special Scientific Interest' for its rich diversity of wildlife especially the luxurious fern, mosses and lichens growing on the trees and rocks. This 3 mile walk follows alongside the burn up to a beautiful waterfall. It passes through a steep sided wooded...
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Isaac's Tea Trail

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Isaac's Tea Trail has been described as England's last great undiscovered wilderness trek. The trail runs over 36 miles and is mainly in Northumberland and entirely within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Following in Isaac's footsteps is a great way to discover the comparatively...
John Martin Trail
John Martin (1789 - 1864) was to become the most popular landscape artist and engraver of his time. The John Martin Trail is in two circular sections centered on Haydon Bridge, the northern section to Haydon Old Church (2 miles) and the southern section to Allen Banks,...
Northumberland National Park - Free Voluntary Ranger led guided walks
Free Voluntary Ranger led guided walks Every summer a programme of guided walks and talks starting at various locations throughout the National Park. These walks take in some of the most interesting and beautiful parts of the National Parks from Hadrian's Wall in the south up to...
South Tyne Trail to Lambley Viaduct
South Tyne Trail to Lambley Viaduct follows the former Haltwhistle to Alston railway line. This easy going route is suitable for all the family with much of it accessable to pushchairs and wheelchairs.
Talkin Tarn Country Park

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Talkin Tarn Country Park, close to the historic market town of Brampton, nestles in a 165 acre site, containing a glacial tarn surrounded by mature woodland and gentle meadows with the stunning Pennine Hills as a backdrop. The Tarn has a 1.3 mile circular path that is...

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The Cramel Linn Waterfall, near Gilsland, is situated about a mile and a half up the River Irthing from the Popping Stone. You can enjoy a pleasant walk along the river or it would be a splendid place for a summer picnic or wild winter trek.
268 miles of chasing the Pennine Mountain tops along the rugged backbone of England, from the Peak District through the Yorkshire Dales and over Hadrian's Wall to the Cheviots. Amongst the finest upland walking in England.

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Is a beautiful strip of public land which runs alongside the river Tyne. The Tyne bridge is the main entrance into Hexham and is a back drop to this idyllic open park. Along the green is a rowing club, a wonderful picnic area and open grass area,...
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