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Watson's Pike & Hexhamshire Common
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Photo from the walk - Watson's Pike & Hexhamshire Common

County/Area - Northumberland County

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This Northumberland walk crosses rural farmland and continues to visit the summit of Watson's Pike in an area of open moorland where careful navigation is required. During the bird nesting season, access to Watson's Pike is restricted. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL43Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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Walking in Northumberland

Walking in Northumberland This guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 36 day walks in Northumberland including the Cheviot Hills. The terrain varies from wild walks and craggy ascents to gentle riverside strolls. Each route ranges from 4 to 16 miles in length and there is the opportunity to link several walks together to create longer treks.
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