The summer sun shines on the beautiful Crag Lough. Photo by David Taylor.
This lake was formed by glaciers in the last Ice Age.
Visit for: Probably the best viewpoint of Hadrian’s Wall. You can see it snaking up and along the crags, with the lake of Crag Lough in the distance.
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What’s on offer
Car parking at Steel Rigg car park – OS Map grid reference NY750676 – or 700m from Once Brewed National Park Visitor Centre. There is a daily charge of £4 per vehicle, per day, but tickets are transferable between Northumberland National Park car parks along the route of Hadrian’s Wall.
The mist rolls across the valley before impacting upon Steel Rigg, with Hadrian’s Wall perched on top. Photo by Roger Clegg.
Car: From the A1, follow the A69 and turn off onto Park Lane. Follow that road to the car park for Steel Rigg.