Country Walk Summary

Thirwall Castle Farm A near Greenhead

Thirlwall Castle is a typical upland farm with sheep and cattle, lying on the Northumberland/Cumbria border within Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site. The land in the agreement is in several sections. Hadrian’s Wall National Trail runs through the main farm holding, which is also adjacent to Thirlwall Castle itself. Several parts of riverine Sites of Special Scientific Interest run through this and another section. The last section is adjacent to Tony’s Patch Site of Nature Conservation Interest (SCNI), an ancient semi-natural woodland.

County
CUMBRIA
Thirwall Castle Farm A  - Click to see the Site Map (PDF)

Click to see the Site Map (PDF)
Grid Reference
NY660662 (link to Interactive Map in a new window)
OS Landranger No.
86
CPH Reference Number
31/188/0009
Near To
Greenhead
Length of route
0.7 km (0.4 miles)
Best time to visit
Spring/Summer/Autumn
Access end date
30/09/2019

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Information Last Updated
21 June, 2011