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Kirknewton Easter, Wester Tor and Yeavering Bell Walk

Quick Details

Adult 18+
Teenager 12-17
Child 6-11
Private Tour Per Person
Family Ticket 2 adults + 2/3 children under 17

Three summits and Northumberland’s wild goats

The walk to the summit of Wester Tor has long been a favourite. Add in Easter Tor and a final push to the summit of Yeavering Bell and you’ve got a great walk in the National Park. The walk is STRENUOUS, it has three summits, Wester Tor 1,700 feet (518-metres), Easter Tor 1,440 feet (418-metres) and Yeavering Bell 1,1180 feet (361-metres).

The summit of Yeavering Bell is surrounded by a circular enclosure of stones marking out the confines of the fort. The word Yeavering is derived from an Anglo-Saxon phrase meaning “the hill of the goats”. The descendants of those goats still roam these hills today. They are impressive animals and a great sight to see, perfectly at home in this high moorland landscape.

You will leave with some great memories from this walk, the wild Cheviot goats, three fine hills, some amazing views and the sense of achievement from completing an excellent day’s walking in Northumberland National Park.

What to Bring

  • Walking boots or walking shoes
  • Polyester cotton trousers; no denim jeans, please
  • A waterproof coat, waterproof trousers, a hat, and gloves; a sunhat such as a baseball cap for sunny days
  • Sunscreen
  • One bottle of water per person, 1 to 1.5 litres is recommended
  • A picnic lunch and some snacks

Clothing depends on the season. Please contact us for advice!