|Slow Way||Route||To do|
||Pioneer me||Distance 17km/10mi||Ascent 439m||Descent 252m|
||Pioneer me||Distance 28km/18mi||Ascent 493m||Descent 564m|
||Review me||Distance 18km/11mi||Ascent 386m||Descent 571m|
||Verify me||Distance 8km/5mi||Ascent 127m||Descent 137m|
||Pioneer me||Distance 32km/20mi||Ascent 641m||Descent 473m|
||Double check||Distance 19km/12mi||Ascent 306m||Descent 270m|
Hexham’s Slow Ways starting point
Lat / Lon
54.97159° / -2.10130°
Easting / Northing
393,614E / 564,112N
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44km out of 122km have been walked and reviewed
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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....
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...
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....
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....
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....
Slow Ways added Allhex one, a new walk from Allendale Town to HexhamWalk this route
Slow Ways added Halhex one, a new walk from Haltwhistle to HexhamWalk this route