Walk n128 Windy Gyle from Wedder Leap, Barrowburn

Wild walking on the Scotland/England border


Route outline for walk n128:

- Wedder Leap  -   River Coquet  -   Rowhope Burn  -   Trows Burn  -   Windy Gyle  -   The Pennine Way  -   Hazely Law  -   Hepden Burn  -   Clennel St  -   Middle Hill  -   Fairhaugh  -   Barrow Burn  -   Barrowburn.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Windy Gyle at 619m (2031ft). Windy Gyle has the distinction of being a mountain in England (Hewitt) and a mountain in Scotland (Graham/Donald) Windy Gyle is classified as a Donald (No. 0).Windy Gyle is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (169th highest in England, 296th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Windy Gyle is also known as an English Nuttall (238th in England, 415th in England & Wales).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL16
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 80
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk n128 Windy Gyle from Wedder Leap, Barrowburn

In no particular order . . .

Windy Gyle summit cairn and trig point

Windy Gyle summit cairn and trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (200)

A great sign on Windy Gyle

A great sign on Windy Gyle

Photo: Christine Shepherd (203)

Tosson Tower in Great Tosson

Tosson Tower in Great Tosson

Photo: David Wright (149)

Stile over the border fence between England and Scotland on the way to Windy Gyle

Stile over the border fence between England and Scotland on the way to Windy Gyle

Photo: Christine Shepherd (202)

Windy Gyle

Windy Gyle

Photo: Christine Shepherd (199)

The River Coquet

The River Coquet

Photo: David Wright (10)

On Sgurr a' Mhaim - The Devil's Ridge - Ring of Steall

On Sgurr a' Mhaim - The Devil's Ridge - Ring of Steall

Photo: Rob Straker (2)

Trows Burn Bridge, Trows

Trows Burn Bridge, Trows

Photo: Danny Fox (23)

The River Coquet

The River Coquet

Photo: David Wright (148)

Rowhope Burn

Rowhope Burn

Photo: Danny Fox (17)


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