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Long distance hiking trail

Gilsland to Newtown

· 1 review · Long distance hiking trail · Carlisle
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A pleasant walk along the wall from Gilsland to Newtown. 

moderate
16 km
4:15 h
96 m
172 m

From Gilsland the path follows a section of consolidated wall to Birdoswald, where it continues up the hill to Banks and through farmland to Newtown. An easy-going section of walking after the rigours of the past few sections. 

There is limited accommodation in Newtown so often overnight accommodated is in the neighbouring town of Brampton.  

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Kinga Baranya
Updated: July 26, 2018

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
164 m
Lowest point
43 m
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Tips, hints and links

This walk is part of the following itineraries:

WESHWP

WESHWP1

WESHWP2

WESHWP3

WESHWP4

WESHWP5

WESHWP6

WESHWP8

WESHWP9

Start

Gilsland (127 m)
Coordinates:
DD
54.990628, -2.575328
DMS
54°59'26.3"N 2°34'31.2"W
UTM
30U 527171 6093831
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Destination

Newtown

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Coordinates

DD
54.990628, -2.575328
DMS
54°59'26.3"N 2°34'31.2"W
UTM
30U 527171 6093831
w3w 
///chromatic.supposing.overheard
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Michael Vouri
September 04, 2019 · Community
Consolidated wall section, west of Gilsland
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Pinch Point Gilsland
Consolidated wall section, west of Gilsland

Reviews
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
16 km
Duration
4:15h
Ascent
96 m
Descent
172 m
Point-to-point

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