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Hethpool, Sutherland Bridge & Great Hetha
Introduction to Walk 3646

Photo from the walk - Hethpool, Sutherland Bridge & Great Hetha

Nat Park - Northumberland

County/Area - Northumberland County

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

A circular Northumberland walk from Hethpool exploring the College Valley south to Sutherland Bridge. The route then continues to the remote farm at Trowupburn before ascending Great Hetha to explore the Iron Age hill fort before returning to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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


 

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