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Northumberland Walks
Walking Routes & Hiking Trails

Find Northumberland walks from the list below which features the best walking routes in the area. Most are circular walks and are listed from the shortest and easiest to the longest more challenging routes.

Great walks in the Northumberland National Park listed below cater for walkers of all abilities from easy circular walks to harder routes across the hills and moors. All walks are free to download and print and all routes have GPX files. The walks explore Hadrian's Wall and cross the wild hills and moors further north including the Cheviot, which is the highest point in this National Park.

2153Housey Crags from Langleefordeasy/mod2.00
1805An introduction to the Breamish Valleyeasy2.00
3404Hadrian's Wall - Cawfields to Steel Riggeasy/mod3.50
1314Great Hetha and Elsdon Burn from Hethpooleasy/mod4.00
2163Darden Pike & Darden Lougheasy/mod4.20
2152Hartshope Linn (waterfall) from Langleefordeasy4.40
1202The Simonside Hills near Rothburyeasy4.50
2148Simonside Circulareasy/mod4.70
3343Hadrian's Wall, Walltown Crags & Aesicaeasy/mod5.00
2671Hotbank Crags & Housesteads from Vindolanda easy5.30
2169Chew Green & Upper Coquet Valleyeasy/mod5.80
3353The Roman Camp at Chew Green easy/mod5.80
3646Hethpool, Sutherland Bridge & Great Hethamoderate6.00
1200★☩Windy Gyle from Coquet Valleymoderate7.50
2337Greenlee Lough and Steel Riggeasy/mod7.50
1677Peel Crags & Winshield Crags from Vindolandaeasy/mod7.80
2251Yearning Saddle & Brownhart Lawmoderate7.80
2095Simonside Hills & Rothburymoderate7.90
1198Hadrian's Wall & Steel Riggmoderate8.00
3739Elsdonburn & Trowupburn from Hethpoolmoderate8.20
1763★☩Mozie Law & Windy Gyle from Coquet Valleymoderate8.20
1764★☩The Cheviot from Langleefordmod/hard8.20
3331Cragend & Crow Crags from Housesteads easy/mod8.40
1201Black Hag from Kirk Yetholmmoderate8.50
1765★☩Comb Fell & Hedgehope Hill from Langleefordmod/hard8.90
2299★☩The Cheviot from College Valleymoderate9.00
3085The Dodd & Wether Cairn from Alwintonmoderate9.50
3644★☩Blackhaggs Rigg & Great Hetha from Hethpoolmoderate9.60
1776★☩The Cheviot & Auchope Cairn from Langleefordmod/hard10.00
1766★☩Cushat Law and Bloodybush Edge from Hartsidemod/hard12.50
1477Bellingham to Kiln Rigg by Pennine Way Circularmoderate14.25
1478Ladyhill to Bellingham circularmoderate16.00
2803Hadrian's Wall and Haughton Common from Brocolitia Forthard20.00

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Northumberland Guide

Walking in the Northumberland National Park covers a diverse area of landscape between the Tyne and the Scotland England border. The highest point within the National Park is the Cheviot and besides this famous hill there are many other notable summits. The valleys are also of interest to walkers, although some have restricted access.
Northumberland Walking Guide

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