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Linhope Estate

Linhope Estate in Northumberland National Park

Extending from Ingram up the Breamish Valley towards the Cheviot Hills, and within the Northumberland National Park, lies the superb 14,000 acre Linhope Estate.

not Austria but Linhope

The road into Linhope Estate

The estate includes a wide range of nationally important wildlife habitats and archaeological features. In addition, there is a variety of habitats for all kinds of wildlife, including heather moorland, native woodland and upland heath.

Linhope upland heath in October

Linhope upland heath in October

Depending on the time of the year, you may be lucky enough to see red grouse and curlew, emperor moths and lizards. There are numerous plant species, including white campion, cross-leaved heath and crowberry to name but a few.

Archaeological features, include hillforts, examples of so-called cord rig cultivation and an Iron Age settlement near Hartside – not to be missed!

hamlet of Linhope

Hamlet of Linhope

Linhope Spout

On the Linhope Estate is the famous tourist attraction known as Linhope Spout (55°26’52” N 2°4’1″ W). This is an 18m chute of water that drops into a 5m deep and 2m wide plunge pool.

watching Linhope Spout

Watching Linhope Spout

Images gallery

You can see a gallery of images taken near Linhope Spout here:

Linhope Spout gallery

Linhope Spout Gallery

Further information

Northumberland National Park.

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