Category Archives: Cheviot Hills

Walks and photos from Northumberland’s Cheviot Hills

Back in the Hills – 12 miles in the Cheviots over Shillhope Law and Windy Gyle, just me and the British Army!

Finally, time to be released back into the hills once again! It.s been 9 long weeks since the last trip up in the North West Highlands during summery September. So winter gear was dug out, boots cleaned, and poles extended. … Continue reading

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Cheviots Walk from Slymefoot in Upper Coquetdale – Barrowburn, Uswayford, Bloodybush Edge, Davidsons Linn, Windy Gyle and Loft Hill (13 miles)

Quick Trip Report from Sunday’s 13 miler in Northumberland’s Cheviot hills. This is a variation on my previous couple of routes just to illustrate the choices available once you get to know the Upper Coquet area. I also tried the … Continue reading

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Cheviots Trip Report – Green Bumps; Barrowburn, Shillhope, Border Ridge, Windy Gyle, The Street and Heavy Artillery (12 miles)

After 3 months without a big walk circumstances & the weather finally came together and I made the 75 min drive up to the White Bridge at Slymefoot in the Upper Coquetdale Valley of the Cheviots. Having done most of the … Continue reading

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Classic Cheviots Circuit from Slymefoot, Barrowburn, Border Ridge, Windy Gyle, Lamb Hill and Wild Goats. (15 miles)

It’s time for a Cheviot’s Report, and there’s nowhere better to start than on my favourite top Windy Gyle. I first visited the Cheviots 15 years ago doing the standard Cheviot & Hedgehope walk from Langleeford. The boggy peaty ground … Continue reading

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