Climb the Cheviot Guided Walk

Event date:
22nd August 2021

Enjoy a circular walk climbing up to the highest peak in Northumberland - the Cheviot (815m).

This walk climbs to the 2674ft summit of The Cheviot, the highest hill in Northumberland. From the start point at Langleeford, we follow the the Harthope Burn to ascend to Cairn Hill while passing the Harthope Linn waterfall on the way.

At Cairn Hill we pick up The Pennine Way to the summit where in the right conditions you can enjoy views to The North Sea, Lake District Fells, Cross Fell and the Lammermuir Hills.

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Everything you need to know

Duration: 6 hours

Distance: 8 miles

Category: Strenuous

Sorry, dogs are not permitted on this walk.

Starting point (please meet here approx. 10 minutes before the start time):


From Newcastle take the A697 to Wooler. At Wooler take Cheviot Street, the first on the left, SW for ‘Harthope Valley’ via Earle and Middleton Hall for approx 6 miles. Park on the Roadside.

OS Grid Ref: NT 949 220

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.

Covid Security Measures and Booking Terms

Northumberland National Park operates our events in accordance with current government guidelines and our own strict and extensive risk assessments, in order to deliver an activities programme in a Covid-Secure manner.

We recommend familiarising yourself with our existing Booking Terms. Furthermore, we would like to draw your attention to the following conditions for all participants:

• Please do not attend an event if you or any members of your household, are currently showing symptoms of Coronavirus: Fever, Continuous Cough, Loss of Taste/Smell.

• Please do not attend an event if you or any members of your household, have been asked to self-isolate.

• Participants must abide by any health and safety measures and requests made by deliverers, staff or volunteers, and follow national safety guidelines. Full advice on measures in place at The Sill can be found here.

• Your booking details will be retained in accordance with Track and Trace protocols.

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