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Ravensheugh Crag & the Goatstones


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This walk climbs out of Simonburn passing the site of the castle before heading north giving excellent views of the North Tyne valley and Chipchase Castle.

The route passes the intriguingly named ‘Catless’ farm before climbing up onto Ravenshaugh crags with the ‘Goatstones’ stone circle.

Please dress for changeable weather, wear walking boots or shoes and bring drinks and snacks. If you have not already booked online, please pay on arrival.

Lace up your boots and enjoy a great time outside.

• Duration: 4.5 hrs
• Distance: 8.5 miles
• Category: Moderate
• Starting point (please meet here approx 10 minutes before the start time): Simonburn
• OS Grid Ref: NY 872 735
• Postcode: NE48 3AS

For those wishing to use GPS/Sat-Nav to find walk start points please note that, particularly in open-country, postcodes cover a large area, so, whilst the postcode will get you to the right general area, you will still need to follow the detailed directions to locate the actual Walk Start Point.