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distance 6.94km Vertical gain +24m Vertical drop -32m 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 11.61km Vertical gain +385m Vertical drop -381m 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 11.19km Vertical gain +163m Vertical drop -162m 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 15.16km Vertical gain +493m Vertical drop -496m 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 7.81km Vertical gain +204m Vertical drop -200m 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 6.02km Vertical gain +118m Vertical drop -117m 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.

distance 5.57km Vertical gain +62m Vertical drop -65m Durée 1h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Henshaw - Northumberland

A circular walk along one of the most scenic sections of Hadrian’s Wall involves some short, sharp ascents.

Walking Simonside Family ( Download : )
distance 5.26km Vertical gain +140m Vertical drop -145m 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 2.21km Vertical gain +11m Vertical drop -10m 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 5.15km Vertical gain +119m Vertical drop -115m 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 5.44km Vertical gain +148m Vertical drop -150m 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 4.42km Vertical gain +17m Vertical drop -17m 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 3.98km Vertical gain +59m Vertical drop -60m 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 8.89km Vertical gain +181m Vertical drop -183m 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 13.14km Vertical gain +386m Vertical drop -380m 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 4.66km Vertical gain +20m Vertical drop -21m 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 6.98km Vertical gain +9m Vertical drop -9m 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 13.78km Vertical gain +179m Vertical drop -171m 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 12.83km Vertical gain +206m Vertical drop -203m 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.