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Bellingham, Hareshaw Linn -

Distance: 3 miles (4.8 km)

Maps: Landranger 80 or Explorer OL42

Walking time: 2 hours

Start and Finish point: Hareshaw Linn National park car park in Bellingham (Ny 840835). From Bellingham Main Street turn up the Redesmouth and West Woodburn road. Immediately after the bridge, opposite the police station and garage turn left. The car park is up on your left.

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Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland Coast Path -

Distance:  5.9 miles (9.5 km)

Maps: Landranger 75 and 81 or Explorer 332

Walking time: 2 hours

Start and Finish point: Craster Quarry car park. This is a pay and display car park (Nu256197) where there is toilets and Tourist Information Centre present.

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Hadrians Wall -

Distance:  4 miles (6.4 km)

Maps: Landranger 87 or Explorer OL43

Walking time: 2 hours 

Start and Finish point: Steel Rigg car park (NY 751676), situated about a half mile to the North of Once Brewed on the B6318 Newcastle to Haltwhistle road.

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Kielder -

Distance:  8.5 miles

Maps: Explorer OL42

Walking time: 4 hours

Start and Finish point: Hawkhope car park (NY 708883), situated at the northern end of Kielder dam. You access the car park by driving along the top of the dam, which is a great experience to start with. It is a pay and display car park with accessible toilets.

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Cheviot, The Cheviot -

Distance:  12.4 miles (20 km)

Maps: Explorer OL16

Walking time: 4 ½ hours

Start and Finish point: The top end of the Harthope Burn valley (NT958228). Pass through Wooler and follow the signs for the valley. Proceed up the valley passing Langlee on the left across the burn, until you reach a sign marking the parking limit for cars. Park directly here for free or there is a flat piece of ground just back 20 yards.

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