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Walking Holidays in Northumberland

Walking Holidays in Northumberland

A wonderful green corner of England, north of Hadrian’s Wall. From the rolling green Cheviot Hills to the wide sandy shores on the Northumberland Coast Path, this region is staggeringly beautiful and varied – you will walk along rugged coastal paths, visit ancient castles and walk sections of St Cuthbert’s Way.

Explore the big skies, dramatic views and glorious history of the Northumberland National Park.

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Northumberland's Coast and Castles

Northumberland's Coast and Castles

Departure dates

  • 2024:
    • Sep

Explore Northumberland, England's northernmost county, with its diverse landscapes, captivating gardens, and picturesque coastline. Stay in the heart of this enchanting region, a short drive from the Northumberland National Park, for a seamless and rejuvenating exploration of moorlands, rolling hills, and inviting beaches, complemented by charming towns and villages.

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Grade 2

This level mixes active sightseeing with shorter, city or countryside walks. Trips are not aimed at seasoned walkers, but you should be confident in managing walks of around 3miles at a leisurely pace with a few ups and downs. Where in more mountainous areas we use transport to access higher ground with ease.  Holidays graded at this level are generally in our Adagio or Discover Collections.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 3 miles; Ascent/Descent 150-200m; Terrain: good paths and tracks; Time: Short or Half Day exploration. 


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Hadrian's Wall National Trail

Hadrian's Wall National Trail

Departure dates

  • 2024:
    • Aug
    • Sep

This incredible trek follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail. It takes you to see the spectacular Roman defensive barrier which once guarded the north-west frontier during the Roman Empire.

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Moderate

Grade 5

Trips comprise of day walks with plenty of ups and downs, some steep and rough ground will be encountered at times and walks averaging 7 miles with 650m of ascent / descent. Some holidays will cover longer distances on easier paths, others will be shorter walks but have more demanding ascents and terrain.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 7 miles; Ascent/Descent 650m; Terrain: generally decent paths and tracks with some steeper sections; Walking Time: Day walks. 

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Northumberland Experience; Coast, Castles & Gardens

Northumberland Experience; Coast, Castles & Gardens

Departure dates

  • 2024:
    • Sep

Walking and sightseeing amongst the rugged coast, ancient castles and charming gardens of Northumberland - an area steeped in history and natural beauty.

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Moderate

Grade 4

Usually, your walk will take up the whole day at a moderate pace. Terrain will often be hilly and paths generally good. Note that on holidays in mountainous areas, expect some rougher paths. An average walk length is 6 miles but expect this to vary from as little as 3 miles on a sightseeing day and up to 10 miles on a full day dependant on the amount of ascent and decent required.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 6 miles; Ascent/Descent 500m; Terrain: sometimes hilly and undulating on good paths and tracks; Walking Time: Day walks. 

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Discover Hadrian's Wall (Self-Guided)

Discover Hadrian's Wall (Self-Guided)

Departure dates

  • 2024: Jul - Oct
  • 2025: Apr - Oct

The Hadrian’s Wall Path, an 84-mile (135 km) National Trail, spans the width of northern England, extending from Wallsend in the east to Bowness-on-Solway in Cumbria on the west coast.

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Challenging

Grade 6

Full day walks with appreciable amounts of ascent and descent and longer distances covered.  Whilst you will be mainly on paths, these may be rough, steep, and loose at times. We take the whole day to enjoy some fabulous walks.  

Usual daily walks - Distance: 8 miles; Ascent/Descent 850m; Terrain: sometimes rough, loose or steep sections; Walking Time: 8hrs / Full Day walks. 

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