Visiting the Battlefield of Heavenfield, Northumbria
Distance: 0.5 miles
Terrain: This is a fairly gentle walk over exposed hillsides where the surfaces can be uneven. It is a rewarding walk that explores one of the most important battlefields of Dark Age Britain.
Public Transport: Tyne Valley Coaches route 888 runs from Hexham to Humshaugh, stopping at the crossroads of the A6079 and B6318. From this stop walk half a mile east along the B6318 to join the walk at point 1.
Parking: There is a small layby on the B6318 beside the Battle Monument, where the walk starts and finishes.
Refreshments: There are no shops or pubs along the route of the walk.
from BATTLEFIELD WALKS IN NORTHUMBERLAND by Rupert Matthews
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