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The Northumberland Coast AONB is often best appreciated on foot.  The fantastic network of footpaths, bridleways and quiet lanes make it easy to find peace and tranquillity. There is a continuous coastal footpath ‘The Northumberland Coast Path’ stretches from Cresswell in the south to Berwick-upon-Tweed in the north. 

Northumberland Coast Path

The Northumberland Coast Path is a 60 mile linear route from Cresswell in the south to Berwick-upon-Tweed in the north.

  • Website and Facebook
  • Official Guidebook
  • Circular trails

Northumberland Coast Path

Walking the Pilgrim’s Way to Holy Island

Walking the Pilgrim’s Way onto Holy Island is a very different walking experience and unlike any other walk in Northumberland.

  • Walking the Pilgrim’s Way safely
  • Tide Times
  • Guides

Walking the Pilgrim's Way to Holy Island

Other Walking Trails

Advice on other short routes and long-distance trails

  • Berwickshire Coastal Path
  • St Cuthbert’s Way
  • St Oswald’s Way
  • Village trails

Other Walking Trails

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