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The Cheviot from College Valley
Introduction to Walk 2299

Photo from the walk - The Cheviot from College Valley

Nat Park - Northumberland

County/Area - Northumberland County & Scottish Borders

Author - Paul Gasson

Length - 9.0 miles / 14.6 km

Ascent - 2100 feet / 636 metres

Grade - moderate

This Northumberland walk tackles the Cheviot, the highest summit in the National Park. The route chosen needs some pre-planning but offers the most interesting walk to this somewhat secretive mountain. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL16Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer OL16Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP
Ordnance Survey Landranger 74Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 74Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP

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.

Recommended Reading

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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