Skip to page content | Using this site

Member Login: Join

Hillfort Round

42 km / 26 miles

Northumberland
This upland walk over rough terrain involving some 6,000ft of ascent visits thirteen Iron Age Hillforts in the Cheviot Hills to the north of the Cheviot. Good navigation skills are required for this LDWA Anytime Challenge. An alternative route from Wooler, adding some 2 miles, is described. Background on the hillforts along with a route description is available as a download or from the Northumbria Group.


Details:

Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Attributes
Anytime Challenges; Moorland; Heritage
Start and Finish
NT893280 - Hethpool, Northumberland
View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Desc (PDF)
Hillfort Round (LDWA Northumbria Group)
Download File
Certificate
Certificate for Hillfort Round (LDWA Northumbria Group)

Maps:

You can use the interactive controls to zoom in and out and to move around the map, or click on a path or a marker for more info.(interactive map help)

Show Connected Path Outlines
Scotland's Great Trails
Other Paths

Show Accommodation
Hostel Accommodation
Bunk House

 
Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger
7475
OS Landranger Active
7475
OS Explorer
OS Explorer Active
Digital Maps:
Digital Mapping (25k Scale)

Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Hostel Accommodation
2 Km
11 Km
Hostel Accommodation
4 Km
29 Km

Click to show 2 more Accommodations


Connected Paths:

Scotland's Great Trails
Other Paths

Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File
MemoryMap Route file
Tracklogs Route file

Route Profile:

41.3 Km (25.7 miles)
1,821 m (5,974 ft) ascent
356 m (1,168 ft)  maximum height