Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool

Superb High Level Northumberland Mountain Walk


Route outline for walk n200:

Hethpool  -  The St Cuthbert's Way  -  Elsdon Burn  -  Elsdonburn Farm  -  Shank's Sike  -  Scaldhill Shank  -  Tom's Knowe  -  Tuppie's Sike  -  Eccles Cairn  -  England / Scotland Border  -  The Pennine Way  -  White Law  -  Steel Rig  -  Black Hag (Hethpool)  -  The Schil  -  Birnie Brae  -  Red Cribs  -  Mounthooly  -  Fleehope  -  Whitehall  -  College Valley  -  Hethpool




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
3
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is The Schil at 601m (1972ft). The Schil is also known as an English Dewey (11th highest in England, 24th in England & Wales)

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Black Hag (Hethpool) at 549m (1801ft). Black Hag (Hethpool) is also known as an English Dewey (74th highest in England, 168th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Birnie Brae at 508m (1667ft). Birnie Brae is also known as an English Dewey (167th highest in England, 385th in England & Wales)

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.

Part of this walk also follows a section of The St Cuthbert's Way, a 100km (62 miles) linear footpath connecting Melrose Abbey in The Borders, Scotland with Holy Island (Lindisfarne) in Northumberland, England. The St Cuthbert's Way is waymarked by a Celtic Cross. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The St Cuthbert's Way.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

OS Landranger Map 74
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool

In no particular order . . .

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - Hare Law, Coldburn Hill, College Valley, Blackhaggs Rigg, Black Hag and Sinkside Hill from Hethpool

Hare Law, Coldburn Hill, College Valley, Blackhaggs Rigg, Black Hag and Sinkside Hill from Hethpool

Photo: Ian Leighton (76)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - Newton Tors from Hethpool

Newton Tors from Hethpool

Photo: Ian Leighton (77)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - Hethpool

Hethpool

Photo: Ian Leighton (78)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - The St Cuthbert's Way near Scaldhill

The St Cuthbert's Way near Scaldhill

Photo: David wright (245)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - College Burn in College Valley

College Burn in College Valley

Photo: Ian Leighton (96)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - The St Cuthbert's Way crossing the border from Scotland into England near Eccles Cairn

The St Cuthbert's Way crossing the border from Scotland into England near Eccles Cairn

Photo: David wright (241)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - College Burn in College Valley

College Burn in College Valley

Photo: Ian Leighton (97)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - The Schil from the Pennine Way at Black Hag (Hethpool)

The Schil from the Pennine Way at Black Hag (Hethpool)

Photo: Mike Knipe (233)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - The Pennine Way on the English/Scottish Border near Eccles Cairn

The Pennine Way on the English/Scottish Border near Eccles Cairn

Photo: Ian Leighton (93)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - Great Hetha from Hethpool

Great Hetha from Hethpool

Photo: Ian Leighton (75)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - Eccles Cairn with Coldsmouth Hill in the background

Eccles Cairn with Coldsmouth Hill in the background

Photo: Ian Leighton (92)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - The Bell from Hethpool

The Bell from Hethpool

Photo: Ian Leighton (79)

Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool - The St Cuthbert's Way approaching Hethpool

The St Cuthbert's Way approaching Hethpool

Photo: David wright (242)


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