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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

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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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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Walking in Northumberland

Walking in Northumberland This guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 36 day walks in Northumberland including the Cheviot Hills. The terrain varies from wild walks and craggy ascents to gentle riverside strolls. Each route ranges from 4 to 16 miles in length and there is the opportunity to link several walks together to create longer treks.
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