This walk has been cancelled

Poor conditions underfoot after the recent torrential rain

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Hexham Group

Weekly walks all year round, highly regarded footpath maintenance work and a great way to make new friends – three good reasons to join Hexham Ramblers!

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

A circular walk following the route of the old Rothbury and Wansbeck (Wannie) railway line and taking in fields, riverside and woodland.  There is much of historical interest on this walk, including lime kilns, rig and furrow mediaeval fields and, of course, aspects of the railway line itself.

Sunday, 10 December 2023
Start time:
10:15 am
Estimated finish time:
2:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
11.3km / 7.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

Advance booking is required for this walk. To reserve your place, please e-mail the walk leaders, Jill and John, through the contact box above - and remember to include your mobile number in the mail. 

Booking opens on Monday, 4th December.

Features

  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available

Starting point

Grid reference:
NZ 03735 86430
Nearest postcode:
NE61 4DB
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Start time:
10:15 am

Meet at the car park to the rear of the former National Trust Regional Office in Scots Gap.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking