Cicerone Walking In Northumberland
Cicerone -Walking in Northumberland
Northumberland is fantastic walking country; it offers a varied terrain that appeals to many different walkers. From dales and crags to coastline and undulating hillside, Walking in Northumberland has 36 circular day walks to suit all abilities and interests. Walkers will experience wild walks, craggy ascents, forest treks and gentle riverside strolls that cover endless miles of sandy bays, rippling dunes and rocky points. Each walk varies in length between 4 and 16 miles and so will fit perfectly into a day’s walking.
The guidebook has been divided into four chapters that focus on the Cheviot Hills, Northumberland’s dales and crags, the coastline and route summaries that outline eight long-distance walks that pass through the county. The Cheviot Hills, England’s most isolated range, are a must for any upland enthusiast due to the very nature of their terrain. The crags and dales in Northumberland offer such a variety of route possibilities and terrain that no two walks in this guidebook are the same Walking in Northumberland also allows walkers to embrace 48 miles of a coastline that has no equal on England’s shores as well as amble over sweeping sands and dimpled dunes decorated by massive castles and pensive priories.
Any time of the year is a great time to walk in Northumberland, although when cold and cloaked in winter the lower level walks may be attractive.
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Lindisfarne, Wooler, Alnwick, Rothbury, Morpeth, Hexham, Allendale, Haltwhistle, Bellingham and many other villages.
Day and half-day walking routes of varying difficulty from easy to longer and remoter upland walks.
The Cheviot hills, the wild shoreline and Lindisfarne, the valleys of the northern Pennines.