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distance 4.31mi Vertical gain +79ft Vertical drop -105ft Durée 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Craster - Northumberland

A leisurely Northumberland walk that offers the chace to visit Holwick Hall (NT) and also explores a section of the North Sea Coast. The route follows a section of the Northumberland Coast Path.

Windy Gyle from Coquet Valley
distance 7.21mi Vertical gain +1263ft Vertical drop -1250ft Durée 4h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Alwinton - Northumberland

Windy Gyle is the key objective for this walk in the deserted hills of Northumbria. Starting in the beautiful Coquet Valley the walk crosses wild moorland and includes a section of the Pennine Way.

distance 6.95mi Vertical gain +535ft Vertical drop -531ft Durée 3h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Henshaw - Northumberland

This walk covers a section of Hadrian's Wall. Starting from Steel Rigg, Northumbria National Park, the route includes a visit to Housesteads Fort and the dramatic scenery of Hotbank Crags and Crag Lough. The route along the wall has many ups and downs but does provide you with a chance to walk in the footsteps of the Roman Legions.

distance 9.42mi Vertical gain +1617ft Vertical drop -1627ft Durée 5h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Alwinton - Northumberland

The hills in the southern part of the Northumberland National Park offer some fine walking. This route starts from the small village of Alwinton and follows paths, tracks and quiet country lanes for the most part. However some sections are pathless and a good sense of direction is necessary. The walk is best avoided if low cloud is covering the hills. Also do be prepared for some boggy areas especially after rain.

distance 4.85mi Vertical gain +669ft Vertical drop -656ft Durée 2h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Bardon Mill - Northumberland

The opportunity to visit the remains of two Roman Forts and walk along one of the best sections of Hadrian's Wall are the main features of this walk in the Northumberland National Park. The walking is generally easy and for the most part the walk follows well trodden routes.

distance 3.74mi Vertical gain +387ft Vertical drop -384ft Durée 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Northumberland

A short Northumberland walk that offers some great views south to the Cheviot Hills. Doddington Moor is home to a stone circle and many ancient cup and ring markings on stones spread across the area.

Walking Simonside Family ( Download : )
distance 3.27mi Vertical gain +459ft Vertical drop -476ft Durée 1h50 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Whitton and Tosson - Northumberland

An easy to follow trail in the Simonside Forest, aimed at families, with plenty to look out for and do along the route.

Walking Rothbury Riverside ( Download : )
distance 1.38mi Vertical gain +36ft Vertical drop -33ft Durée 0h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Rothbury - Northumberland

A pleasant stroll alongside the River Coquet and into Rothbury village. Suitable for a variety of users. Due to width/surface restrictions on some parts, the route is not suitable for pushchairs/wheelchairs, although the riverside can be accessed by these users from the village centre. Be aware: parts of the route may flood when the river level is high.

distance 3.2mi Vertical gain +390ft Vertical drop -377ft Durée 1h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ingram - Northumberland

A short walk with some nice views of the countryside.

Walking Kirknewton Hillfort Trail ( Download : )
distance 3.38mi Vertical gain +486ft Vertical drop -492ft Durée 1h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Kirknewton - Northumberland

A lovely walk that will make you discover a place where people were living 5000 years ago.

distance 2.74mi Vertical gain +56ft Vertical drop -56ft Durée 1h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Ingram - Northumberland

A leisurely walk along quiet valley roads, suitable for less abled users/pushchairs.

Walking Hethpool Wild Goat Walk ( Download : )
distance 2.47mi Vertical gain +194ft Vertical drop -197ft Durée 1h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Kirknewton - Northumberland

A lovely family walk to Hethpool Linn, a dramatic waterfall on the College Burn, returning along St Cuthbert’s Way - we can’t guarantee it, but a good vantage point to see the wild Cheviot goats.

Harbottle Castle and the Drake Stone from Alwinton
distance 5.52mi Vertical gain +594ft Vertical drop -600ft Durée 3h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Alwinton - Northumberland

An easy circular walk from Alwinton; taking in the ruins of the castle at Harbottle and then up to the Drake Stone in the Harbottle Hills. Descend to Harbottle Lake and return via the forest path. Great views on a clear day.

Lordenshaw Hill Fort, The Simonside Hills and Burgh Hill
distance 8.16mi Vertical gain +1266ft Vertical drop -1247ft Durée 4h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Whitton and Tosson - Northumberland

A circular walk with a lot of interest. From the prehistoric rock art, bronze age burial cairns and iron age hill fort at Lordenshaw, to the lovely scenic walk over the Simonside hills, to the iron age hill fort overlooking Great Tosson through to the tranquil return through the Simonside forest.

distance 2.9mi Vertical gain +66ft Vertical drop -69ft Durée 1h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Craster - Northumberland

A very short and easy amble along the shoreline to the dramatic Dunstanburgh Castle. For these reasons it is very popular.

distance 4.34mi Vertical gain +30ft Vertical drop -30ft Durée 2h00 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Holy Island - Northumberland

This Northumberland walk makes an anti-clockwise circuit of Holy Island. The route includes Lindisfarne Castle and some wild coastal walking. The island cannot be reached at high tide so careful advance planning is necessary to complete the walk.

distance 8.56mi Vertical gain +587ft Vertical drop -561ft Durée 4h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bardon Mill - Northumberland

This Northumberland walk includes Hadrian's Wall and the Pennine Way. The route crosses some rough ground which can be rather boggy after heavy rain.

distance 7.97mi Vertical gain +676ft Vertical drop -666ft Durée 4h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Bardon Mill - Northumberland

This Northumbria walk explores one of the more dramatic sections of Hadrian's Wall and also includes Vindolanda Roman Fort. This walk can also be undetaken using the Hadrian's Wall bus service AD122 which runs from April through to September.