Cross the bridge back into the village and turn left, following the road to Newcastle and Morpeth around the village green.
Take the right-hand fork in the road (signed Newcastle) and cross over the bridge with the metal railings. Go through the gate on the right, signed Haining, and follow the path along the edge of the field, keeping the fence on your right.
Cross the sleeper bridge and on joining the farm road turn right. Go through the gate and continue up and along the road to the Haining.
Continue on for a short distance. At the gap in the wall turn left, and continue up the grassy path through the plantation. On reaching the fence cross the stile and turn left and continue up to the gate.
Keeping the wall on your left walk over Gallow Hill, stopping to admire the view at the highest point. Continue to follow the wall to the gate in the corner of the field. Go through the gate, with the wall now on your right; carry on along the path, heading for Hillhead Cottage.
Cross the stile and continue downhill. On reaching the road turn right and then left over the stile just after the barn. Go straight down the field and cross over the two stiles at the bottom. Turn left along the main road back to Elsdon.
Follow the road back to the village.