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Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Trail Waymarking:


Length of trail:

1.25 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

Blakehope Burn waterfall on the Hindhope Linn trail. Kielder ForestBlakehopeburnhaugh is at the northern end of the Kielder Forest Drive and is the starting point for the Hindhope Linn walking trail. Here you will also find two picnic areas, a toilet block (open April-October) and access onto the Pennine Way long-distance footpath.

Hindhope Linn is a spectacular waterfall in a quiet, enchanting dell. To access the trail, follow the forest road past Blakehopeburnhaugh Farm. Take the path overlooking Blakehope Burn and the magical waterfall. Other features of the walk are the areas of old Scots Pine and larch, living reminders of the ancient forest of the area.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

lovely quiet walk, stunning waterfall and river.

J, 7/Jun/2016
5 Stars 5 Stars

Anonymous, 30/Jan/2014

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What's Here?

  • Dogs
  • Information
  • Parking
  • Picnic
  • Forest drive
  • Access to Kielder Forest Drive
  • Trail (moderate)
  • Mainly on unsurfaced forest tracks, the Hindhope Linn trail is a short 1.25-mile (2km) walk that has a number of short, sharp inclines traversed by small sections of steps (with and without handrails). A number of benches provide frequent rest stops and the chance to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere.
  • Toliets
  • Open seasonally, April to October
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: NT 784002
Postcode: NE19 1SW

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Kielder Castle

01434 250209
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