Three days coastal walking with like minded people makes for a wonderful short break.
Beautiful beaches, fresh air, great company simply add to the pleasure.
Our guided Northumberland walking holidays itinerary requires a reasonable level of fitness, walkers should be comfortable with a moderate degree of exertion and challenge. Alternative, independent walks can be recommended for those who would like an easier/harder day; route guidance and maps provided.
Our short walking break offers three full days of easier/moderate walking in some of the most beautiful parts of Northumberland.
A packed lunch includes a filled roll, fruit,chocolate bar, crisps and a drink.
Below is a sample itinerary of our walks.
Easy/Moderate; 6 to 9 miles well marked paths with short ascents and descents.
Day 1 – Arrival Day
Arrive mid-afternoon for tea and homemade cake, meet fellow guests and chat about the walking.
Day 2 – Warkworth and Alnmouth
8.5 miles Easy/Moderate The walk starts from Walkworth along the Northumberland coast path leading to Alnmouth We return via High Buston back to Walkworth with superb views of the castle.
Day 3 – Craster and Dunstanburgh Castle
9 miles Easy/Moderate
We walk another section of the Northumberland coast path through Craster heading for the spectacular ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle. The route takes us through beautiful countryside back to Craster before bypassing Howick Hall.
Day 4 – Alnwick
7.5 miles Easy/Moderate
The walk takes us into Hulne Deer park passing Alnwick Castle. Here we will see the impressive remains of Hulne Priory. The route then takes us back into beautiful Alnwick.
Day 5 – Departure Day
Depart after breakfast.
For those wishing to extend their short break in Northumberland there are plenty of things to see and do:
|A boat trip to Coquet Island to see the wildlife.
Lindisfarne and the Priory.
Visit the Farne Islands famous for its bird life.