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Hotbank Crags & Houesteads from Vindolanda
Introduction to Walk 2671

Photo from the walk - Hotbank Crags & Houesteads from Vindolanda

Nat Park - Northumberland

County/Area - Northumberland County

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.3 miles / 8.6 km

Ascent - 900 feet / 273 metres

Grade - easy

The opportunity to visit the remains of two Roman Forts and walk along one of the best sections of Hadrian's Wall are the main features of this walk in the Northumberland National Park. The walking is generally easy and for the most part the walk follows well trodden routes. 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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