Alwinton is a remote village in Upper Coquetdale on the edge of both the National Park and the nearby Otterburn Ranges. A short trek along the ancient Clennel Street leads to one of the Cheviots’ hidden gems – the picturesque valley of the River Alwin.Continue reading “The River Alwin Ramble”
Embark on a trek across open moorland on the edges of the Simonside hills to reach a hidden lake in the Northumberland National Park.Continue reading “Darden Lough”
Ring Chesters and Hethpool Linn
From the gypsy stronghold of Kirk Yetholm, cross the border to venture into the Cheviots in search of prehistoric hill forts and a tranquil waterfall.Continue reading “Ring Chesters and Hethpool Linn”
Hadrian’s Wall and Housesteads
A pleasant walk in the footsteps of Romans along a well preserved section of Hadrian’s Wall.Continue reading “Hadrian’s Wall and Housesteads”
The Crags of Simonside
I ventured into the land of the dwarves for a walk around the hills of Simonside. Rocks, trees and moorland galore!