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in the county of Northumberland

About The Cheviot Hills

The clearly defined peaks of the glorious Cheviot Hills dominate the western side of the border territory as it juts boldly out from Northumberland into the Scottish Low-lands. When compared with the Pennines these hills appear low, the Cheviot itself rises to only 2,674 feet, but they are no less spectacular, for this is a borderland of brooding, rolling hills, turbulent rivers and deep forests.

The Cheviots are famous hill walking and sheep country, they are equally stunning covered by the glory of an early spring sun, or when mist rises and there is little to be seen save for the peaks breaking through cloud giving way to bright sunshine. But the true grandeur of Cheviot scenery is when the snow falls on what is one of the wildest most remote regions in the whole of England. It is then that these hills, far above the beautiful Coquet Valley, become a winter wonderland with scenic passes to rival the lower reaches of those to be found in any other part of Europe

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Bellingham Bridge

Bellingham (7 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Northumberland

(9.9 miles, 16.0 km, direction S)

The market town of Bellingham sits on one of Northumberland's prettiest stretches of water, the north bank of the River North Tyne...

A picture of Kielder Water

Kielder (57 Pictures)

in the county of Northumberland

(12.0 miles, 19.3 km, direction W)

This small historic village lies at the northernmost edge of Kielder Water, it takes its name from the Kielder Burn the stream that links with the Deadwater Burn to form the North Tyne River...

This is the well known Bridge End Cottage situated next to Thropton bride, Thropton, Northumberland

Thropton (2 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland

(14.0 miles, 22.5 km, direction E)

This pretty village straggles the banks of the sparkling River Coquet. It is a lively invigorating place, lying amidst the stunning countryside of Simonside, a 1,409 foot high peak...

Ingram Church, Ingram, Northumberland

Ingram (12 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland

(16.7 miles, 26.9 km, direction NE)

Ingram is a small picturesque village on the Breamish river in the Cheviots on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, and as part of Northumberland Dark Sky Park, it has.....

St.Michael's Church in the village of WALL in the county of NORTHUMBERLAND - August 2003

Wall (1 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland

(20.0 miles, 32.1 km, direction S)

The village of Wall lies in the high uplands of Northumberland in spacious countryside bordered by the rivers South Tyne and North Tyne, close to Chester's Fort on historic Hadrian's Wall...

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A picture of Redesdale

Redesdale (1 Pictures)

(0.7 miles, 1.2 km)


A Walk in the Cheviots, Northumberland

Northumberland National Park (63 Pictures)

(3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction E)

The Northumberland National Park is surely Northumberland's special blessing. It is an area of wild, desolate moorland and dark,.....

A picture of Kielder Water

Kielder Water (27 Pictures)

(10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction SW)


Lordenshaw, near Rothbury, Northumberland, England

Lordenshaw (2 Pictures)

(15.0 miles, 24.2 km, direction E)

Ancient cup-and-ring marked outcrop and Iron Age hillfort in Northumberland National Park..

The lake in Cragside Estate, nr Rotherbury, Northumberland.

Cragside (156 Pictures)

(16.5 miles, 26.5 km, direction E)

It would be hard to find a more pleasant and peaceful place than Rothbury. This enchanting little market town sits splendidly.....

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