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Easy access to the great outdoors

Accessible Viewpoints and Picnic Sites

Walltown Country Park in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Walltown Country Park is very accessible for those in wheelchairs or mobility scooters. Photo by David Taylor.

Scattered across Northumberland National Park are some fine places to take in some views and alfresco dining!

Hadrian’s Wall

  • Walltown Country Park – easy access path and picnic site
  • Steel Rigg Car Park – easy access path to Hadrian’s Wall itself
  • Cawfields Dark Sky Discovery Site and picnic area


  • Elsdon – Village green and tea room
  • Rothbury – easy access River Coquet walk and picnic site

The Cheviots

  • Ingram & Breamish Valley – picnic sites beside the river and tea room

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Planning in the National Park

Northumberland National Park Authority is the statutory Planning Authority for the area of the Northumberland National Park. View our planning pages here.