Hawsen Burn Bridge - Hedgehope Hill - Linhope Circular

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The walk starts from Hawsen Burn Bridge and climbs up to Housey Craggs, along Long Craggs, then up to the summit of Hedgehope Hill, second highest to The Cheviot. We then descend to Linhope Spout waterfall, through the hamlet of Linhope and along and cross out of Ingram Valley, via Threestoneburn Wood. Back onto the moors, it's back over to the Craggs and our descent to the car park.

Note for dog owners Parts of this walk are not on public footpaths so please check restrictions before going in this area area at www.countrysideaccess.gov.uk to see the restricted areas. It is possible that dogs may not be allowed on parts of this walk.

England - North England - Northumberland - Northumberland National Park

Features

Birds, Flowers, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Moor, Waterfall, Wildlife, Woodland
04/07/2011 - Lesley Simmister

We have just completed this walk, most of the sections are on well marked paths however the sections through Threestoneburn Woods are extremely overgrown and boggy. We gained several scratches from low hanging, overgrown firs, ended up with hundreds of pine needles down the backs of our tops and nearly lost a boot after crossing a duckboard path leading straight into a peat bog. Try to end your route through a different path as walking doubled up for a couple of miles under trees sort of spoils what is otherwise a good walk!

12/06/2005 - Trish Teague

Excellent walk. HOWEVER dogs are not allowed on the majority of this walk, even on leads. The new 'restrictive access' laws came into force on May 28th 2005, until 2010. The area IS patrolled by wardens who will politely but firmly tell you to 'get off my land!!' If anyone is doing any walks in future, that covers grazing or open grouse moor, its best to check with the National Parks Authority whether or not any of the walks you plan to do, fall within these new right to roam restrictions. Cheers, Trish Teague + 4 dogs!

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