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Peel Crags & Winshield Crags from Vindolanda
Introduction to Walk 1677

Photo from the walk - Peel Crags & Winshield Crags from Vindolanda

Nat Park - Northumberland

County/Area - Northumberland County

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.8 miles / 12.7 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Time - 4 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This Northumbria walk explores one of the more dramatic sections of Hadrian's Wall and also includes Vindolanda Roman Fort. This walk can also be undertaken using the Hadrian's Wall bus service AD122 which runs from April through to September. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. This applies in England. Wales & Scotland have different and stricter rules which do not allow walking away from home.

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