Long Walks

Walk 18: John Martin Territory

Distance: Approx 11.5 miles
Ascent/Descent: Approx 1415 feet
Grade: 4, Strenuous


This walk is accessible by public transport.

From the picnic area by the River South Tyne at Haydon Bridge, we will walk through an area that gave inspiration to the renowned artist, John Martin. We will walk along and above the River South Tyne where we can see spectacular views northwards towards Hadrian’s Wall and the Northumberland National Park. We will pass Langley Castle, a restored medieval tower house, (now operating as a hotel) then onwards towards a hamlet with a lovely Grade II listed hall before descending through woodland back towards our destination at Haydon Bridge.

Meet: 09:50 for 10:00 start. Haydon Bridge Picnic Site (GR: NY843644) Free.

Bring: Packed lunch

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Walk Information

Walk Date and Time Fri May 3rd 10:00 am
Registration End Date Wed Apr 24th 6:00 pm
Capacity 30
Available Places 27
Individual Price £10.00
Meeting Point Haydon Bridge Picnic Site
Categories Long Walk, Grade 4 - STRENUOUS

Meeting Point - Haydon Bridge Picnic Site

Grid Ref: NY843644 Free Parking

By car: Haydon Bridge is signposted from A69. From Hexham, turn right immediately after river bridge. From Haltwhstle, turn left immediately before river bridge.

By train: (www.northernrailway.co.uk)

By bus: Number 685 (www.stagecoachbus.com)