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Blackhaggs Rigg & Great Hetha from Hethpool
Introduction to Walk 3644

Photo from the walk - Blackhaggs Rigg & Great Hetha from Hethpool

Nat Park - Northumberland

County/Area - Northumberland County & Scottish Borders

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 9.6 miles / 15.6 km

Ascent - 2100 feet / 636 metres

Time - 6 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

A Northumnberland walk from Hethpool offering superb views across the Collge Valley and the Cheviot Hills. The route first climbs Black Hag to enter Scotland to follow a short section of the Pennine Wat. The route then heads east to Trowupburn before visiting the hill fort on Great Hetha and a descend back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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