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Day Walks in Northumberland Guidebook

Day Walks in Northumberland Guidebook

author: David Wilson
This guidebook features 20 routes of between 7.6 miles and 14.5 miles in length, suitable for hillwalkers of all abilities. Researched and written by local walking guide David Wilson, this book covers the best that this varied county has to offer, including the border country along Hadrian's Wall, spotless sandy beaches and exploring the industrial heritage of the area.

This superb guidebook is lavishly illustrated with stunning colour photographs. Each of the routes includes Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 scale mapping with the route highlighted. The detailed directions text is written in numbered paragraphs with the numbers shown on the maps, so you always know where you are on the route. Each walk entry begins with a description of the route and its features plus basic facts including distance, start point with grid reference, total ascent, estimated time, and refreshment options. The routes are arranged into three geographical areas as shown in the walk list below.

Northumberland Coast
Craster to Bamburg Castle, Coast Walk - 13.7 miles
Holy Island of Lindisfarne - 10.7 miles
Druridge Bay and River Coquet - 13 miles

Northumberland National Park
Walltown and the Whin Sill - 11 miles
Classic Hadrian's Wall Country - 7.9 miles
Rothbury and Simonside Ridge - 8 miles
Hedgehope Hill and Breamish Valley - 13 miles
Ad Gefrin - 11.7 miles
College Valley - 14.5 miles
The Cheviot - 10.9 miles
Barrowburn and the Border Ridge - 12.2 miles

History and Heritage
Kielder Water North Shore - 14 miles
Bolam Lake and Shaftoe Crags - 8.7 miles
Alnwick Castle Estate - 8.4 miles
Castles of the Tweed and Till - 14.4 miles
Morpeth and River Wansbeck - 7.6 miles
Allendale and Isaac's Tea Trail - 11.2 miles
Thrunton Wood - 8 miles
River South Tyne and Rails - 13.9 miles

ISBN 9781912560615 Pages 149 (2021) 120mm x 175mm

Price: 14.95