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Walltown Crags

RegionNorth East
ClubNewcastle and Tyneside Orienteers
Nearest townHaltwhistle
PostcodeCA8 7JD
Carpark locationNorthumberland National Park Car Park on site. £4 charge permits parking at all National Park CPs on the day.

Available Map

Walltown Crags Country Park in classic Roman Wall Country on Hadrian's Wall National Trail.

Former quarry with wooded areas, water and rock features, good path network (mainly hard surface wide enough for wheelchairs/pushchairs)  

Northumberland National Park Information centre, light refreshments & toilets.

On the route of AD122 Hadrian's Wall Bus route (essentially hourly) linking sites between Chesters Fort and Walltown with Hexham and Haltwhistle - seasonal Easter to September.

Bus & Rail connections: Hexham & Haltwhistle

Other Things to do in the Area

Roman Army Museum - adjacent

Classic Hadrian's Wall sites (Housesteads Fort ~ 8 miles east , Vindolanda excavations ~ 7 miles east , Birdoswald Fort ~ 4 miles west)

Nearest Town - Haltwhistle - 4 miles

Nearest village - Greenhead - 1 mile (steep hill down) ~ Refreshments, Hotel, Hostel


Maps Available From

Download from this site.

Walltown Crags Shop. Tel: 01434 344396

Further Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners