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A Favourite Walk in the Cheviots – 10 miles over Shillhope Law and Windy Gyle from Trows Rd End (Slymefoot) in Upper Coquetdale

This has become my favourite walk in Northumberland’s Cheviot Hills and is strongly recommended.  The Upper Coquet valley is particularly attractive with small streams cutting through green rolling hills rising up to the Border Ridge & Pennine Way. Whilst lacking … Continue reading

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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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