The route follows part of the old Alnwick to Cornhill railway, climbs a wooded hillside, then goes steeply upwards to the top of Kilhan Hill for one of the most breathtaking views in Northumberland National Park.
Linhope Spout is a 60ft waterfall which is a great spot for a family picnic. Red squirrels can be seen on the way up to the Spout, however if you are not lucky enough to catch a glimpse of these shy creatures look out on the forest floor for the Scots Pine cones which they have been feeding on.
Enjoy either a circular walk around Whitton Hill Farm or link up with the public footpath from Flodden Bridge with Milfield village. The link will provide an alternative from using county lanes, where you will be able to appreciate the excellent views into the Milfield Basin.
The walk takes you through both woodland and arable habitats where you will be able to appreciate the flora and fauna they support and some of the environmental enhancement work being carried out through Countryside Stewardship.