Walk the Way in a Day

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Walk the Way in a Day

An 8.5 mile circular walk along the Border Ridge incorporating both the high and the low sections of the Pennine Way and offering exceptional 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 challenging 16 mile hill circular walk, encompassing the Schil and the Cheviot.  The difficult terrain crosses the notorious Cheviot bog (access is now improved with flagstones) and offers wonderful 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 9.75 mile circular hill walk largely following droveways and the border ridge, with excellent views particularly from Windy Gyle.

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 9.75 mile circular route along the flagged route of the Pennine Way over Lamb Hill, Beefstand Hill and Mozie Law, featuring outstanding 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 9.75 mile circular walk following a Roman road from the Roman Camp at  Chew Green, returning down a narrow stream valley and a quiet road section.

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 14 mile circular walk through varied landscapes, from the forests of Upper Redesdale, the broad ridge leading to Chew Green Roman camps and back either over the moorland (when the MoD ranges are open) or along a forest trail.

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 19.25 mile circular walk which is largely on forestry tracks, with some archaeological points of interest along the way.

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 mile circular walk starting at Bellingham taking you through varied landscapes, following the Pennine Way across the moorland and returning through farmland and along the River North Tyne. Some of the route is along 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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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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Join in the 50th birthday celebrations on 25th April by walking one of these 50 amazing circular walks that between them make up the entire 268 miles of the Pennine Way.

The walks are listed from north to south. A short summary is shown to help you choose. A map and full description can be downloaded.

If you intend to complete this walk as part of Walk the Way in a day celebrations do let us know at nationaltrails@walk.co.uk

You can also view the location of the walks on our interactive map on the Plan My Visit page.