Circular and Linear Walks

Circular and Linear Walks

An enjoyable 16 mile circular walk starting at Bellingham through Border Reiver country, including pasture, forest trails and quiet roads.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln. 

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A 16.5 mile walk largely on forestry trails but with some difficult terrain over the moorland, offering views over Greenlee Lough towards Hadrian's Wall.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln. 

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An inspiring 9.75 mile walk following Hadrian's Wall along the Great Whin Sill with a detour to Housesteads fort. Returning on good tracks and quiet roads with a visit to Greenlee Lough.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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A wonderful 10.25 mile rollercoaster walk along Hadrian's Wall, returning along paths, tracks and quiet roads with a chance to visit Vindolanda fort.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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A 10.75 mile circular walk following Hadrian's Wall over the Nine Nicks of Thirlwall, through the remailns of Aesica fort and returning along a  riverside path with a charming wooded gorge with a chance to visit Haltwhistle.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln. 

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A varied 14.25 mile circular walk crossing moorland, a railway trail and quiet roads with a number of historical points of interest along the way including Lambley Viaduct and Thirlwall and Featherstone Castles.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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A 13.75 mile circular walk walk in a figure of  "8" shape, which can therefore be walked as two shorter walks if desired.  The route has some boggier sections on the Pennine Way but then follows a railway trail with splendid views.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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A 9.5 mile walk in a figure of "8" centred on England's highest market town, Alston. Crossing valley side pasture and the remains of a Roman fort (Whitley Castle) and then returning alongside a narrow guage railway.  The paths can be muddy but there are lovely views.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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A 12 mile riverside walk in a figure of "8" centred on the lead-mining village of Garrigill.  There are numerous stiles and gates through the meadows but the scenery is pleasant and there are some fine waterfalls, including Ashgill Force.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln. 

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A long (19 mile) and challenging hill walk, visiting the highest of the Pennine fells (Cross Fell, Little Dun Fell and Great Dun Fell).  These can be hazardous in poor weather but the views are wonderful when fine.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln. 

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