Long Walks

Walk 1: The Land of The Moss Troopers (Long Walk)

This walk is accessible for those staying in Haltwhistle without a car as it begins and ends in the Market Place, Haltwhistle.

Take a walk with us from Haltwhistle through the lawless region north of Hadrian’s Wall where the vigilante Moss Troopers ruled in the 17th Century. The walk takes us past a 12th century castle, across fields, over fells and through areas once occupied by the Romans. We return to Haltwhistle through a beautiful gorge with a rich industrial past.

Distance: Approx 13 miles
Ascent/Descent: Approx 1105 feet
Grade: 4, Strenuous
Meet: 09:50 for 10:00 start. Haltwhistle Market Place (GR: NY708640)
Bring: Packed lunch plus extra rations for a long day out.

Please remember to read the THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW before booking.

Walk Information

Walk Date and Time Sat Apr 27th 10:00 am
Registration End Date Wed Apr 24th 6:00 pm
Capacity 30
Available Places 20
Individual Price £10.00
Meeting Point Haltwhistle Market Place
Categories Long Walk, Grade 4 - STRENUOUS

Meeting Point - Haltwhistle Market Place

Grid Ref: GR: NY708640
Postcode: NE49 9DZ
By Car: There is a large car park beside Sainsbury’s, off Fair Hill
By train to Haltwhistle: (www.northernrailway.co.uk)
By bus to Haltwhistle: (www.stagecoachbus.com)