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The Simonside Hills near Rothbury
Introduction to Walk 1202

Photo from the walk - The Simonside Hills near Rothbury

Nat Park - Northumberland

County/Area - Northumberland County

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 710 feet / 215 metres

Grade - easy

The Simonside Hills near Rothbury are the key feature of this easy walk. The route offers great views of the Coquet Valley and further afield to the hills of the Northumberland National Park. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL42Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 81Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 81Digital 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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