Slow Way Route To do
Allendale Town—Hexham
Allhex one Pioneer me Distance 17km/10mi Ascent 439m Descent 252m
Haltwhistle—Hexham
Halhex one Pioneer me Distance 28km/18mi Ascent 493m Descent 564m
Hexham—Blanchland
Hexbla one Review me Distance 18km/11mi Ascent 386m Descent 571m
Hexham—Corbridge
Hexcor one Verify me Distance 8km/5mi Ascent 127m Descent 137m
Hexham—Knowesgate
Hexkno one Pioneer me Distance 32km/20mi Ascent 641m Descent 473m
Wark—Hexham
Warhex one Double check Distance 19km/12mi Ascent 306m Descent 270m
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Hexham, Wed 7 December

Sunny day

Hexham’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

NY9361464112

Lat / Lon

54.97159° / -2.10130°

Easting / Northing

393,614E / 564,112N

Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Hexham's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket

Restaurant

Accommodation

Accommodation < £50

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

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Latest Updates

Once out of Hexham (or before entering Hexham on reverse route) the route is entirely traffic free. Care is needed when the crossing of A695 at Dilston, but otherwise very easy to follow the route, and good underfoot all the way....

JDCrew

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The route goes east along the road but in a short distance there is a discreet Woodland Trust sign on the right leading to steps that take you down into Letah Wood. You can continue on a path beside the Letah Burn (could be muddy) to the car park at Newbiggin where the route is regained. Once across the footbridge over Devil's Water at Peth Foot the route follows a narrow track that climbs steeply upwards. Note that the route goes through several fields where there may be cattle...

grussell

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Definitely the best route between the two, although it might be easier navigation-wise to just follow the main Eastgate road out of town and up the hill....

Andyhoth

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Definitely the best route between the two, although it might be easier navigation-wise to just follow the main Eastgate road out of town and up the hill, until you reach Tyneview Terrace....

Andyhoth

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Hexham

danravenellison surveyed Hexham

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The first stretch out of the village of Wark on the B6320 is not walkable and we would advise that no routes follow any section of this road. We are looking at alternative routes but there is currently no direct route from the village of Wark to Hexham....

adavy

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Allendale Town—Hexham

Slow Ways added Allhex one, a new walk from Allendale Town to Hexham

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Haltwhistle—Hexham

Slow Ways added Halhex one, a new walk from Haltwhistle to Hexham

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Hexham—Blanchland

Slow Ways added Hexbla one, a new walk from Hexham to Blanchland

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Hexham—Corbridge

Slow Ways added Hexcor one, a new walk from Hexham to Corbridge

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Hexham—Knowesgate

Slow Ways added Hexkno one, a new walk from Hexham to Knowesgate

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Wark—Hexham

Slow Ways added Warhex one, a new walk from Wark to Hexham

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