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Moss Troopers' Trail


32 km / 20 miles
Mark Richards has created two routes, this and the longer Roman Ring, as a green trail alternative to the central sections of Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail, part of which is shared with the Pennine Way National Trail.

The Troopers’ Trail strides out into the wilder country immediately north of the Whin Sill, from Carvoran to Newbrough. By combining several north/south link routes, a number of shorter circular options are possible. The Roman Ring publication includes this route.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: NY667659 - Carvoran, Northumberland View on StreetMap
Finish: NY874678 - Newbrough, Northumberland View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2006

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet - PDF Roman Ring/MossTrooper Trail Leaflet  (LDWA  - 2007 ) Download File
Guidebook Roman Ring and Moss Troopers' Trail  (Shepherd's Walks  - 2006 )
Leaflet Roman Ring and Moss Troopers' Trail  (Shepherd's Walks )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 86, 87
OS Landranger Active 86, 87
OS Explorer 43
OS Explorer Active 43

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Route Profile:

33.4 km (20.8 miles)
396 m (1,299 ft) ascent
267 m (876 ft)  maximum height

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