Pauperhaugh - The Lee Plantation Circular

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We start the walk following the Forest Burn up through Lee Plantation, a haven for wildlife, before a gentle climb onto open moorland where the Simonside Hills stand majestically before us. Crossing moorland, we reach the disused railway line that once ran from Scots Gap to Rothbury for just over 100 years, sadly closed to traffic in November 1963. Following the line bed we reach Lee Sidings, where a tramway once brought mined coal from Lee Colliery to the railway. We then return via quiet country lanes to our start point.

England - North England - Northumberland - Woodland or Forest

Features

Birds, Flowers, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Moor, River, Wildlife, Woodland
08/04/2007 - shelagh russell

Waymark 9 we never found. But we did manage to find the road and waymark 10 somehow.

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