Shorter Walks

Walk 16: Baden-Powell and Brocolitia

Distance: Approx 8 miles
Ascent/Descent: Approx 900 feet
Grade: 2, Moderate


This walk is accessible by bus from Hexham.

The walk starts and finishes in the lovely village of Newbrough on the route of The Stanegate Roman road in the South Tyne Valley. We will head out of the village through open countryside, crossing the boundary into Northumberland National Park and onto the Hadrian’s Wall Path. Here we will visit the sites of a Roman fort, a Roman temple and the course of the vallum. Once we have seen ‘all things Roman’, we will meander back through the countryside and visit the site of the first ever Boy Scout Camp before heading back to Newbrough.

Meet: 10:20 for 10:30 start. Newbrough village (GR: NY873678)

Bring: Packed lunch

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Walk Information

Walk Date and Time Thu May 2nd 10:30 am
Registration End Date Wed Apr 24th 6:00 pm
Capacity 25
Available Places 20
Individual Price £10.00
Meeting Point Newbrough
Categories Shorter Walk, Grade 2 - MODERATE

Meeting Point - Newbrough

Newbrough village (GR: NY873678)

By car: Newbrough is signposted from the B6319. Please park considerately on the road outside Newbrough Town Hall (post code: NE47 5AR).

Walk Team Members will be on hand to facilitate parking.

By bus: Number 687 from Hexham. (