Allen Banks and Staward Gorge, Bardon Mill

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Allen Banks & Staward Gorge is National Trust property in the English county of Northumberland.It is a Victorian garden in a gorge of the River Allen cutting through woodland. The ruins of Staward Peel, a medieval pele tower, stand on a promontory above the gorge. The property has been designated a site of special scientific interest for its rich flora and fauna. There is a large suspension bridge which has been ruined by the flooding of January 2005.
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  • A lovely walk through the woods, some steep sections, because of the closed areas following landslips it was sometimes a little tricky to know we were still on the right path, a few more waymarkers wo...  more »
  • We met two other parties lost on our walks. Thinking it was national trust it would be well signposted and looked like it was all colour coded. Only in certain places. We tried the purple route to the...  more »
  • Despite the path closure, we did the 3 mile circular walk both sides of the river. Our two dogs enjoyed it too. Lovely woods, super river, amazing coloured water, glades, mad bridge and peace, peace, ...  more »

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