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circular walk to Hadrian's Wall

Newbrough Roman Wall Circular Walk

Date: 5th April 2017
Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm

Join our guided walk; the Newbrough Roman Wall circular.

Our walk heads north from Newbrough passing near to Carr Edge, the site of the first boy scout camp led by Baden Powell in 1908. After picking up Hadrian’s Wall, we head west with good views into the North Tyne Valley.

Brocolitia Roman Temple in Northumberland National Park by Roger Clegg.

After a short diversion to the Temple of Mithras at Brocolitia we then head downhill over rough ground before returning to Newbrough via St Peter’s Church.

Discover the best routes in the Northumberland National Park on our Guided Walks. Get outside, enjoy your time walking and leave the planning and navigation to us; it’s what we’re best at.

Places for this walk should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment and in the event we need to contact you to cancel or postpone due to bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Please dress for changeable weather, wear walking boots or shoes and bring drinks and snacks.  Sorry, no dogs allowed on this walk. If you have not already booked online, please pay on arrival.

Lace up your boots and enjoy a great time outside.

Duration – 5 hours

Distance – 8 miles

Category – Moderate.  Medium length walks of 5-16km (3-10 miles) on hilly ground with rising and falling levels. A reasonable level of fitness is required.

Starting point (please meet here approx 10 minutes before the start time): Newbrough Town Hall

Directions: Leave the A69 at the western end of the Hexham Bypass signed Fourstones. Newbrough is 3.5 miles along the road just after the village of Fourstones. Please park with consideration in the village. Meet outside the Town Hall.

OS Grid Ref : NY 874 679

Postcode: NE47 5AR

For those wishing to use GPS/Sat-Nav to find walk start points please note that, particularly in open country, postcodes cover a large area, so, whilst the postcode will get you to the right general area, you will still need to follow the detailed directions to locate the actual Walk Start Point.

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