Footsteps - Walking the Beauty of Northumberland

4 The Meadows
Belford
Northumberland
NE70 7NZ

01668 213775
07847 506399

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Overview

At Footsteps in Northumberland, we offer guided walks in this remote and beautiful county in North East England. Footsteps will take you on a guided walk in the Cheviot Hills of the Northumberland National Park and along the Northumberland Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its castles, golden beaches, amazing views and its busy traditional fishing villages. 

The countryside between the hills and the coast has great walking too, and there are many wonderful places to explore on a Footsteps guided walk. Every walk is its own mini-adventure and in Northumberland it’s also a journey of discovery into the rich human history of the England and Scottish Border country.

There is always something here to capture your imagination; there is amazing wildlife to be seen, the Northumberland Coast is home to thousands of birds in each and every season of the year.  Up on the Cheviot Hills the heather glows purple in July and August and its scent fills the air evocatively. Mighty castles dominate distant horizons in a rich historical landscape just waiting to be discovered and what better way to do that, than on a Footsteps guided walk.

You can find out everything about who we are and what we do at Footsteps in Northumberland on our website. We look forward to meeting and walking with you soon on a Footsteps guided walk.

Access information

The majority of our guided walks take place off road and on foot. I acknowledge the advances in technology relating to off-road pedestrian vehicles, so do get in touch if you have any questions around access to the Northumberland countryside.


Road directions

You will be provided with information about where we start and end our Footsteps guided walks. Most walks are circular, some are linear and we use public transport sometimes to get us to the start of a walk and back to where we started. 


Public transport

The main bus service providers are the Arriva X18 and X15, the Travelsure 418 and various services operated by Borders Busses along the Border. Borders Busses also operate the 477 to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. If you require information about our local bus services, then please get in touch with me, use the Arriva app or check out the company websites.



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Dates & times for Footsteps - Walking the Beauty of Northumberland, Belford

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Monday01/01/2018Monday31/12/201809:00 - 17:00
Daily from 09:00 to 17:00.
 

We lead circular guided/hikes throughout the year on the Northumberland Coast, in the Northumberland National Park along the English/Scottish Border and in countryside between the two. We lead our guided walks/hikes every day of the week. Visit our website or click on the links below to see our programme,

Open all year at Footsteps - Walking the Beauty of Northumberland Tours, Tour Guides and Courses Activity Open all year
We lead circular guided walks and hikes in Northumberland throughout the year. Individual and group rates are available.
Child / family friendly at Footsteps - Walking the Beauty of Northumberland Tours, Tour Guides and Courses Activity Family friendly
Very young children and those in a push chair may find some of the walks too long, please ask
Dogs / pets allowed at Footsteps - Walking the Beauty of Northumberland Tours, Tour Guides and Courses Activity Pet friendly
Dogs must be on a lead at all times on farmland and grouse moor
Guided Tours at Footsteps - Walking the Beauty of Northumberland Tours, Tour Guides and Courses Activity Guided Tours
On foot in Northumberland with an expert and professional guide
 at Footsteps - Walking the Beauty of Northumberland Tours, Tour Guides and Courses Activity Ticket booking essential
Please email or phone to book and confirm your places
tripadvisor
27/08/2018

Fisher family


sf51158, Telford, United Kingdom
We all had a fantastic day, walking to, and back from Lindisfarne. Patrick, you made the day so special. Your knowledge of the historic milestones in this area-top class. The light, scenery and wildlife were also incredible-thanks again Steve and family
tripadvisor
19/08/2018

Well worthwhile walk


antonyb84, Chesterfield, United Kingdom
We embarked on this walk on a damp Monday along with 5 other walkers. We were a good mix of ages with teenagers and seniors. Our guide Patrick was first rate. Friendly and knowledgeable he paced the walk perfectly to fit the mixed group. Patrick avoided the muddier parts of the causeway and the water was warm and pleasant underfoot. It took us about 90 minutes to get to the island with many interesting stops on the way where Patrick would point out some point of interest or the other. We only had a little time on the island as ours was an early afternoon tide, but Patrick tailored our time on the island perfectly to fit the time available. The walk back took about 60 minutes. We thoroughly enjoyed this walk even if the weather was a bit miserable. Definitely glad we did this walk and glad we chose Footsteps. Highly recommended.
tripadvisor
03/08/2018

Very interestering and scenic walk in the Breamish Valley around Ingram


johnsonrosemary107, County Durham, United Kingdom
Patrick led us on a walk starting close to the village of Ingram and headed across the moors towards Chesters and then onto Little Dodd. He pointed out the historic forts and settlements along the way as well his knowledge of the landscape and features of the area. His expertise and conversation made it very worthwhile experience in such beautiful surroundings. Many Thanks. Martyn
tripadvisor
06/07/2018

Wonderful walk on the pilgrims route to Lindisfarne


Beverley G, Luton, United Kingdom
We have had a wonderful walk across the pilgrims route to Lindisfarne with Patrick today. Having such a knowledgable guide really enhanced the experience for us. Once on the island and refuelled with coffee and a sandwich we then went to see the wildflower meadows which were stunning- lots of orchids and 13 varieties of butterflies. We would not have been able to identify so many without Patrick's help. We rounded off the day by walking back across the pilgrims route. This was an excellent day and very good value for money and we be happy to go on another footsteps walk another time
tripadvisor
25/03/2018

Two Excellent Walks last week


CDonn2014, Derby, United Kingdom
I did two walks with Patrick last week, the highlight of which was the Pilgrims Walk to Holy Island. It was an excellent day and Patrick is very knowledgeable about history and wildlife. I just wish he could have 'turned the wind down' on the way back. The return trip was challenging but I would not have missed it. A day to remember.

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