Gilsland - The Popping Stone Circular

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Our walk takes us along the path beside the River Irthing, then up to Irthing House and up onto the hill, where some magnificent views can be had. We then drop down into the beautiful woodlands of the Gilsland Spa and along to the 'Popping Stone', where legend has it Sir Walter Scott proposed to his sweetheart. Returning along the banks to the Spa Hotel, refreshments can be enjoyed before dropping to the stepping-stones crossing the Irthing and retracing our footsteps to Gilsland.

England - North England - Northumberland - Cheviot Hills


Ancient Monument, Birds, Food Shop, Great Views, Public Transport, River, Tea Shop, Wildlife, Woodland

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