Woman walking in Northumberland National Park

Hiking in Northumberland

Walk this way
Northumberland is one big bundle of paths and routes just waiting to be explored. There're ample opportunities to amble across the county, miles of stunning coastline to wander along, picturesque National Park trails to follow, and a wealth of fascinating history to discover.

Every step of the way

Take a walk on the wild side in Northumberland.

The rural county of Northumberland combines dramatic rolling hills and valleys, as well as vast, flat stretches of immaculate beaches, so whether you want to spend time in the countryside walking through some of Northumberland’s most spectacular forests, or to discover one of England’s most beautiful beaches, Northumberland has so much to offer.

Explore rugged landscapes, stick to short routes with a pub waiting for you at the end, or head out in search of hidden waterfalls and rare wildlife in Northumberland.

Join like-minded hikers on a guided walk, or do some independent exploring with our suggested routes.

A winter walk in Northumberland is a great way to blow away the cobwebs during the festive period, from traditional Boxing Day walks to simply walking off that Christmas dinner.

Walk within rugged beauty

Explore inland trails in our National Park, hike through history along Hadrian’s Wall and waterside wanders in Kielder. From short family walks in some of the region's most spectacular woodland, gardens and historic sites, to long walking routes including the rugged 210 mile Ravenber Way Coast to Coast walk and the popular Craster to Dunstanburgh coastal walk.
Mountain biking in purple heather
Family walk in Northumberland
Couple enjoying a boat trip
Hadrian's Wall
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Outdoor adventures in Northumberland

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