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

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

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Black Hag (Hethpool), 549m (1801ft). Black Hag (Hethpool) is also known as an English Dewey (73rd in England, 167th in England & Wales)

You will also reach the summit of Birnie Brae, 508m (1667ft). Birnie Brae is also known as an English Dewey (166th in England, 384th 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 74
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk n200 The Schil from Hethpool

In no particular order . . .

Just off The St Cuthbert's Way on the B6351 between Kirknewton and Yeavering is this monument marking the site of The Palace of Ad Gefrin

Just off The St Cuthbert's Way on the B6351 between Kirknewton and Yeavering is this monument marking the site of The Palace of Ad Gefrin

Photo: David wright (246)

College Burn in College Valley

College Burn in College Valley

Photo: Ian Leighton (97)

Eccles Cairn and Coldsmouth Hill from Maddie's Well

Eccles Cairn and Coldsmouth Hill from Maddie's Well

Photo: Ian Leighton (94)

Newton Tors and Hare Law towering above Hethpool from White Hill (Hethpool)

Newton Tors and Hare Law towering above Hethpool from White Hill (Hethpool)

Photo: Ian Leighton (80)

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)

The St Cuthbert's Way heading up on to Wooler Common near Waud House, Wooler

The St Cuthbert's Way heading up on to Wooler Common near Waud House, Wooler

Photo: Ian Leighton (98)

The St Cuthbert's Way near Scaldhill

The St Cuthbert's Way near Scaldhill

Photo: David wright (245)

The St Cuthbert's Way approaching Hethpool

The St Cuthbert's Way approaching Hethpool

Photo: David wright (242)

Eccles Cairn with Coldsmouth Hill in the background

Eccles Cairn with Coldsmouth Hill in the background

Photo: Ian Leighton (92)


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