Walk of the Month: Cochrane Pike
Head out for some fresh air this May
Distance: 4.5 miles / 7.2km
Duration: 3 Hours
Map: OS Explorer OL16
Parking: Ingram Bridge Car Park
Download the walking route and map to Cochrane Pike here.
What To Expect
The isolated Breamish Valley is dotted with ancient Neolithic and Bronze Age settlements – so there’s plenty of history to dive into on this walk at Cochrane Pike, where you can see the remains of four stone huts and cultivation terraces. There are various hill walks around the ancient forts and settlements accompanied by amazing views. The circular walk, starting from the visitor centre, takes you through moorland where you could spot curlew, oystercatcher, and skylark, as well as red squirrels.