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College Valley, Hethpool, Great Hetha and Elsdon Burn
Introduction to Walk 1314

Photo from the walk - College Valley, Hethpool, Great Hetha and Elsdon Burn

Nat Park - Northumberland

County/Area - Northumberland County

Author - Colin Corlett

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 850 feet / 258 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This short walk in the Northumberland National Park climbs to the summit of Great Hertha from where there are excellent views of the surrounding country. The route uses a mixture of paths and tracks and offers an insight into this wonderful area of Britain. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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