Dykecrofts Information Centre & Newcastleton Historic Forest Walk
Things to do in Newcastleton Scottish Borders
Archaeological-Sites in Scotland
Description: Dykecrofts Information Centre houses an exhibition of forestry past and present and leads to Priest Hill, where there are the remains of a 2000 year old Iron Age hillfort and the sites of former farmsteads.
Situation – OS ref: NY 504877
How to get there:
By car: A minor road leading from the B6357, left, going over the bridge at the south end of Newcastleton. Signposted thereafter.
By public transport: N/A
Seasonal opening details (2010):
Easter to January (Closed Feb and March)
9am to 6pm daily
Classroom and information about Forest Enterprise.
Dykecrofts is also on the Cross-Border Cycle Trail from Kielder Water.
A Booklet of Walks - nine in all, is available from local TIC's.
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