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Windy Gyle from Coquet Valley
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Photo from the walk - Windy Gyle from Coquet Valley

Nat Park - Northumberland

County/Area - Northumberland County

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 1550 feet / 470 metres

Grade - moderate

Windy Gyle is the key objective for this walk in the deserted hills of Northumbria. Starting in the beautiful Coquet Valley the walk crosses wild moorland and includes a section of the Pennine Way. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL16Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL16Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 80Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 80Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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