Event details

23/04/2023 at 10:30 am
Billsmoor Foot National Park Car Park

Hadrians Wall Path National Trail 20th Anniversary logoVisit a shrine to a God of War and Hunting, and four Bastles in wild Reiver country.

Starting at the car park at Billsmoorfoot, we follow the road towards Raw Farm. We then head north to look at the remains of ‘Craig Bastle’, now incorporated into a farm house. We follow the track to the mysterious ‘Pedlar’s stone’ before heading west a short distance across the moor to visit the Romano British shrine to the Celtic god Cocidius. Re-tracing our steps we head south, and  visit the ‘Raw’ bastle and hear about the murder of Margaret Crozier.

Dress for changeable weather and wear suitable footwear. Bring a packed lunch, snacks and a drink for the break.

Dogs are not permitted at this event.

Individual Adult – £5
Group Adult Ticket (admits 2 adults) – £8
Under 16s free with accompanying paying adult

Why not take advantage of our group discount, and arrange to travel to the startpoint in one vehicle? 2 Adults (with up to 3 Children in 1 Car)

Duration: 5 hours
Distance: 8 miles
Category: 6
Find more information to ensure this walk is right for you on our Walking Checklist page here.

Meeting place/walk start point: Billsmoor Foot NP Car Park
Postcode: NE19 1AB
Grid Ref: NY 943 967
W3W: kickbacks.poetic.diver

From Newcastle take the A68 or A696 towards Otterburn. Turn of on the B6341 to Elsdon and continue north for a further 2 miles. The Car Park is on the left. Normal Parking Charges May ​Apply.

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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