Start at the field gate approx 200 yds south of entrance to Northumbria Police HQ at Ponteland on the unclassified road from Ponteland to Morpeth. Proceed northeast to Kirkley Hall. Turn left to T-junction in Ogle. Turn left, then left again onto minor road towards Belsay. Pass Ogle Hill Head Farm to junction with unclassified road A696 to Whalton. Turn left (Riders take CARE) to T-junction with the A696 half a mile south of Belsay. Turn left (Riders take CARE) and proceed south towards Ponteland. Finish at the end of the coppice opposite Dissington Lane end, approx 1/2 mile before Ponteland.