Bellingham

The route now goes out of Bellingham following signs for Wark and Hexham. Cross the North Tyne, turn right across Shitlington Common and follow the south bank. You are now in the Northumberland National Park. Continue for about 4 miles to the T-junction where you go right back over the Tyne. There’s a climb up to Lanehead then a left. You are on the Falstone road.