Wall and Heavenfield – Feb 2024


Date: Saturday 24 February 2024
Time: 10:00 am
Distance: 5 miles
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate (hills/stiles)

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Wall and Heavenfield

Wall and Heavenfield

The Wall and Heavenfield walk is a lovely short walk in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall country and a favourite short walk of Julie.  There is lots of history here and we visit the highest point in the immediate area as well as a very historical Northumberland church, Heavenfield.


Hills: General - AscentKey1-98x27 A few small hills and stiles
Distance: General - DistanceKey1-98x27 Short distance
Grade: General - GradeKey1-98x27 Easy/Moderate
Map: General - OL43-HadriansWall-Map-thumb
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We start in the beautiful village of Wall and walk to the other end of the village before setting off on an old farm track.  This takes us up to a fileds, which we cross on the way to Fallowfield.  Turning left at Fallowfield, we pass the Fallowfield Alpacas.  The route then takes us across fields to reach St Oswald’s Church and Heavenfield, the end of St Oswald’s Way.  From here we get some amazing views.

On the way back, we pass a small piece of Hadrian’s Wall at Planetrees.  This piece of wall is significant in that it shows where the width of the wall was reduced from 10 feet to 8 feet, probably to speed up building.

After Planetrees we take a path through a wood, along a quiet road and then back into Wall.

After the walk

We will drive down to Chollerford and The Riverside Kitchen.

We hope to see you there.

Julie and Martin x

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This shows the start location for this walk.

Nearest postcode: NE46 4EF
OS Grid Reference: NY 91757 69201
What 3 words: ///pest.logic.escalates
Parking: Parking is on the road next to Wall Village Green.
Toilets:  There are public toilets at Wall Village Green