Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Visiting the Battlefield of Heavenfield, Northumbria

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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