Northumberland is labelled ‘the best place for walking in the Country ‘ by Country Walking Magazine. Northumberland has an amazing variety of footpaths and bridleways. St Cuthbert’s Way, a 100km trail from the Scottish Borders to Holy Island, was recently voted the most romantic long distant trail in the Country.
The sheer diversity of the Northumberland landscape makes for some of the best walking in the country. From mountains moorland and rugged hills, to ancient woodlands, rocky cliffs, sweeping sands and expansive mudflats.
Walk the Northumberland coastal area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Northumberland National Park. Kielder Water and Forest Park.
Stunning landscapes at the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site.
The 156km St Oswald’s Way links Holy Island with Hadrian’s Wall and encompasses all that Northumberland has to offer.
Breathtaking scenery and a host of well established walking routes make this a paradise for walkers. From hill walking in The Cheviots, coastal paths and village trials to the long distant routes of St Cuthbert’s Way, St Oswald’s Way and The Pennine Way.
Hulne Park – Expansive parkland straddling the River Aln, containing the ruins of Alnwick Abby, Hulne Priory and Brizlee Tower.
There is nearby river, pond and sea fishing. All within a few minutes drive.
Target shooting, clays and game in season.
There are lots of cycleways that run past the local area.
We also accommodate groups interested in nearby gardens, castle tours, diving in the North Sea, equestrian pursuits and car clubs, as well as small bus tours.