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Four Hillforts of the Valley 2021

  • Date: 22/05/2021
  • Start Time: 10.00 am
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Starting Point: Rothbury
  • Your Guide: Jon Monks
  • Maximum number of places per day: 16
  • Price Per Person: £12.50
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walk notes

Rothbury is surrounded by ancient hillforts and this walk takes in the four that look down on Rothbury itself.

After meeting in Rothbury you will first be guided to the North of Rothbury where we you will first visit Old Rothbury hillfort. This first has a double ring fortification but in places only a single ring is visible.

You will then be guided to a second hill forts to the north of Rothbury before dropping down through Thropton before climbing up to Tosson Burgh Hillfort before finally visiting the largest, Lordenshaws Iron Age Hillfort.

The guide will bring this walk to life as you explore this stunning Iron Age landscape