Section 4

Ponteland to Wylam

Pass through fields that were once thriving with early mining activity.  Walbottle and Throckley Denes bring you down to the Tyne then continue to Wylam passing the birthplace of George Stephenson. (Be aware - there are 13 stiles in this Section!).

Route Updates.

Direction 1 : After 400 yards, turn R around the outside of the school playing field on a path leading to the footbridge

Direction 6: Cross the road and go straight ahead across a field to a stile. Continue until reaching a farm track. Continue straight ahead to reach another stile. Keep going to a further stile leading into an open field.

How Do I Get There?

To the start:  
Bus X77 or X78 from Eldon Square bus station.


Train to Central Station                      
Bus X84


Keelman Pub (0191 267 1689) in Newburn.

Coffee shops and pubs in Wylam.

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