Walking Low Newton to Dunstanburgh Castle

Short distance walks in Northumberland

Short and sweet walks
If you like your walks short and sweet, look no further. We have rounded up some of Northumberland’s easiest, shortest trails where castles, coast, countryside and nature can be admired en-route.

Castle and coast walks

Walk sections of the Northumberland Coast Path in search of our astounding castles that make an impressive end to your short coastal walk. 

Simple walks, extraordinary views

Wander along a river, stroll along the beach or seek out hidden beauty spots. Whether you want to head out in search of a local pint, pick the perfect dog-friendly route, or find a family walk that even the littlest of legs can handle, you can do it all in Northumberland.

Hikes with a history

Head to Northumberland National Park for a short hike with a whole lot of history, where Hadrian’s Wall routes offer impressive viewpoints.

Wander past Walltown Crags or take a stroll at Housesteads Roman Fort for an easy route with stunning views and plentiful picnic spot options.

Don't forget to pop into The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre for a coffee, a bite to eat and a panoramic vista of the National Park.
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