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Buckshott Fell & Sikehead Mines from Blanchland
Introduction to Walk 3722

Photo from the walk - Buckshott Fell & Sikehead Mines from Blanchland

County/Area - Northumberland County & Durham

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 750 feet / 227 metres

Time - 4 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This County Durham walk explores the moors to the south of the attractive village of Blanchland (Northumberland) including the extensive remains of Sikehead Lead Mine. The route climbs steadily onto Buckshott Fell before heading south-west to Sikehead Mine where care should be taken when exploring the remains. From here the walks descends across Buckshott Moor before following a path through woodlands back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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