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Crag Lough in Northumberland National Park

Hadrian’s Wall, Crags & Loughs

Date: 1st June 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join us our guided walk to Hadrian’s Wall, Crags & Loughs. Join our walk to learn about the Roman occupation of this remote area as we follow the Wall in an easterly direction above Crag Lough to Rapishaw Gap where before heading north on the…

Safari on Foot at Walltown

Safari on Foot

Date: 1st June 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 am Join us at Walltown for our Safari on Foot. Join one of the Northumberland National Park Rangers for a safari to discover what wildlife can be found at Walltown Country Park. From mammals to mini-beasts have a go at tracking them down and get an…

Hareshaw woods APotts (small)

Birds are Brill

Date: 3rd June 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join the Northumberland National Park Rangers to find out how brilliant birds are! At Birds are Brill you will find out what our local owls had for breakfast by learning how to dissect owl pellets. We will then make our own ‘binoculars’ and head out…

Haydon Hundred

The Haydon Hundred

Date: 4th June 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  6:00 pm We are proud to support the Haydon Hundred. The Haydon Hundred is a cycle sportive running in South West Northumberland (and a bit in Cumbria & Durham). There is a 100km main route with several unique features making it a “must-do” event for any serious…

Blackhouse at Catcleugh

Visit the last Blackhouse at Catcleugh

Date: 5th June 2016 Time: 1:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk to visit the last Blackhouse at Catcleugh. Spend a fascinating half day learning about the history of Catcleugh reservoir. Find out about the two “towns” of Newcastle & Gateshead, built at the end of the 19C to accommodate the workers constructing…

Shire Horse

Festival of the Heavy Horse

Date: 5th June 2016 Time: 9:30 am  to  5:00 pm The Festival of the Heavy Horse is  a fun packed day for all the family, with grandparents recalling memories, whilst children watch and learn of days gone by. Visitors are able to enjoy in-hand showing and driving from some of the very best Heavy Horses,…

Black Middens Bastle inTarsetdale

The Bastles of Tarsetdale

Date: 5th June 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk to visit the the Bastles of Tarsetdale. Our walk begins by visiting some of the best wildflower-rich traditional hay meadows in the county. We then turn our attention to the history of this wild region, visiting a church with connections to…

Simonburn in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Ravensheugh Crag and the Hopeshield Burn

Date: 8th June 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk to Ravensheugh Crag and the Hopeshield Burn. We begin our walk by taking the path that climbs out of Simonburn past the ruins of the castle before heading up onto Simonburn Common to pick up the Hopeshield Burn. Here we will…

Glendale Children's Day

Glendale Children’s Countryside Day 2016

Date: 9th June 2016 Time: 9:00 am  to  4:00 pm We are proud to support the Glendale Children’s Countryside Day. The event is specifically planned by the Glendale Agricultural Society to give children of all abilities aged between 5 and 9 years, first-hand experience of rural life. The day is free of charge to schools…

Simon Callow

Fretwork with Simon Callow

Date: 11th June 2016 Time: 7:30 pm  to  10:00 pm Join Simon Callow for The World Encompassed. This concert brings together music for viols of the 16th and 21st centuries, focussing on Sir Francis Drake’s circumnavigation of the globe in 1577-80, and weaving together music of the period with new music written by Orlando Gough. Drake…

Clennell Colossus taking place in the Northumberland National Park

The Clennell Colossus 2016

Date: 12th June 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  6:00 pm The Clennell Colossus is a 25 mile / 50 mile Mountain Bike Challenge organised by High Fell Events. The Clennell Colossus takes place in Northumberland National Park; home to some of the best mountain bike trails around with unrestricted off-road access for mile after mile as you…

An Introduction to Navigation

Introduction to Navigation

Date: 12th June 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:00 pm Join us for an Introduction to Navigation. This day’s course is aimed at creating an interest in navigation and to give you more confidence to explore other areas on your own. You will learn and practice some useful navigational techniques, including map and compass work,…

A volunteer in a kilt at Aesica Fort !

Aesica Roman Fort & Hadrian’s Wall

Date: 15th June 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join our guided walk to Aesica Roman Fort & Hadrian’s Wall. Join us to learn a little about the fascinating history of the area. This figure of eight walk along Hadrian’s Wall passes King Arthur’s Well, Walltown Farm with its connection to ‘Bloody Mary’ before…

Virgin Money Cyclone Challenge in Norhtumberland visit National Park

Virgin Money Cyclone Challenge 2016

Date: 18th June 2016 Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm The Virgin Money Cyclone Challenge rides are now recognised as one of the premier cycling events in the UK where non competitive cyclists can test their fitness and set themselves a personal challenge. The event attracts riders from both inside and outside the UK and…

Racing for the Curlew Cup

Curlew Cup 2016

Date: 19th June 2016 Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm We are proud to sponsor the 5th edition of the Curlew Cup. The Curlew Cup will take place on the Sunday in the morning and will precede the Beaumont Trophy Road Race which will take place in the afternoon.The race will be based around the villages of…

Sewingshields in Northumberland National Park

Sewingshields & Broomlee Lough

Date: 19th June 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join our guided walk to Sewingshields & Broomlee Lough. Our walk begins with a climb up to Housesteads Fort before turning east to follow Hadrian’s Wall over Sewingshieds Crag which provides excellent views of the surrounding countryside. The return to the north passes prehistoric monuments…

Carey Burn, Harthope in Northumberland National Park

Carey Burn, Broadstruther & Cold Law

Date: 22nd June 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join our guided walk to Carey Burn, Broadstruther & Cold Law. Our walk begins at the Carey Burn Bridge heading west to Broadstruther and then south to Rushy Gair before turning north east to the summit of Cold Law. From here we continue to Carling…

wild flower meadows

Creating and managing wild flower meadows for pollinators

Date: 23rd June 2016 Time: 10:00 am  to  4:00 pm Windyside Farm is 167 acres of grassland with some woodland. It is a traditionally managed farm. Since 2006 the land has been managed to restore species – rich wild flower meadows that provide valuable habitats for pollinators. Sheep graze the fields and a small herd…

Coquet Valley Challenge Walk

Coquet Valley Challenge Walk

Date: 25th June 2016 Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm A superb 13.5 mile challenge walk the Coquet Valley Challenge Walk takes in some of the best landscape Northumberland has to offer. After registering at Rothbury the challenge walk climbs up Addycombe Hill to the North of Rothbury before passing along the Cragside Carriageway Drive. You…

Royal Northern Sinfonia Ensemble

Royal Northern Sinfonia Ensemble

Date: 25th June 2016 Time: 7:30 pm  to  10:00 pm Members of the Royal Northern Sinfonia Ensemble, our regional international chamber orchestra bring a lovely programme beginning with a rarely-heard arrangement of Sibelius’ orchestral work En Saga for six instruments. The poetic sound-world of Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s Spins and Spells for cello, is followed…

Mountain Bbee SHackett (small)

Chipchase Bumblebee Day

Date: 26th June 2016 Time: 10:00 am  to  4:00 pm Discover the world of the Bumblebee and Honeybee at Chipchase Castle Nursery (near Wark). Talks/tours on gardening for bumblebees with expert advice on the ‘big six’ garden bee species. Learn from National Park Rangers and beekeepers about life of honeybees, bee friendly plants to buy and…

Natural History of the Cheviots walk

The Natural History of the Cheviots

Date: 26th June 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 am Join our guided walk to discover The Natural History of the Cheviots. Our walk begins at Barrowburn in Upper Coquetdale. From its turbulent geological past, to spectacular wildflower meadows, this is a landscape with a story to tell. We will explore what made the landscape…

Tarsetdale in the Northumberland National Park

Tarsetdale & Sidwood

Date: 29th June 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join us for our guided walk to Tarsetdale & Sidwood. A tour of Tarsetdale and Sidwood with its wildflower-rich traditional hay meadows and stunning scenery that contrasts sharply with its violent past in the days of the border reivers. The walk will take in St…

Chevy Chase 2016

The Chevy Chase 2016

Date: 2nd July 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  6:00 pm This year is the 60th anniversary of The Chevy Chase. The Chevy Chase is a 20-mile journey through some of the finest upland scenery in Northumberland giving both walkers and runners the opportunity to channel their energies into a rewarding and demanding personal challenge. You…

Blackhouse at Catcleugh

Visit the last Blackhouse at Catcleugh

Date: 3rd July 2016 Time: 1:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk to visit the last Blackhouse at Catcleugh. Spend a fascinating half day learning about the history of Catcleugh reservoir. Find out about the two “towns” of Newcastle & Gateshead, built at the end of the 19C to accommodate the workers constructing…

Walltown Quarry in the Northumberland National Park

Flowers of Walltown Quarry & the Whin Grassland

Date: 3rd July 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:30 am Join us for our guided walk to see the Flowers of Walltown Quarry & the Whin Grassland. Our short walk provides a chance to explore the old Walltown Quarry site with its wide range of habitats from ponds to crags and diverse range of flora…

Hexham Garden

Hexham’s Hidden Gardens

Date: 3rd July 2016 - 7th March 2016 Time: 2:00 pm  to  5:00 pm A walkabout through some of the gardens you would never ordinarily see in Hexham. Gardens include: the new Hexham Abbey herb garden; Hexham Middle School Community Garden; private gardens along the West Road, Eilansgate, and Allendale Road. Plants for sale, tea…

The snowy flanks of Cheviot from near the summit of Wideopen Hil

Windy Gyle, The Border Fence & The Street

Date: 6th July 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join us for our guided walk to Windy Gyle, The Border Fence & The Street. Our route takes us north from Barrowburn and involves a steady climb up Barrow Law to Murder Cleugh, the site of a particularly nasty killing in the 17C. We then…

Wool on the Wall logo

Wool on the Wall

Date: 10th July 2016 Time: 10:00 am  to  4:00 pm Sunday 10th July 2016 is the date for the next  wool on the wall  event at the Hadrian’s Wall Farmers’ Market at Greenhead. This is the friendly village market held on the second Sunday of every month at Greenhead Village Hall. Wool on the Wall …

Breamish Valley in the Northumberland National Park

The Upper Breamish Valley & Salter’s Road

Date: 10th July 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join us for our guided walk to The Upper Breamish Valley & Salter’s Road. Our walk starts from Hartside in the upper Breamish Valley about 3 miles west on the single track road from Ingram. We take the road west to Linhope and the bridleway…

Greenlee Lough in Northumberland National Park

Flowers & Birds at Greenlee Lough

Date: 13th July 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  1:30 pm Join us for our guided walk to Flowers & Birds at Greenlee Lough. This is a relatively easy walk over some rough, and often muddy, ground, then along a board walk through the reed bed on the edge of the lough to the bird hide…

One of the views on the Ingram Trail Run

Ingram Trail Run

Date: 17th July 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  5:00 pm Come and join High Fell Events in one of England’s most remote settings for the Ingram Trail Run. A new event for 2016 sees High Fell Events bring its trail running show over to the east of the Cheviots to sample the delights of the big…

An Introduction to Navigation

Advanced Navigation

Date: 17th July 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:30 pm Join us on our Advanced Navigation course. The day is aimed at those who are already confident with the basic use of a map and compass or have attended one of the National Park’s “Introduction to Navigation” events. The objective is to learn and practice…

Sycamore Gap close to Crag Lough in Northumberland National Park

Crag Lough & Sycamore Gap

Date: 20th July 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:30 pm Join us as we visit Crag Lough and Sycamore Gap on Hadrian’s Wall. Our first walk of 2016 takes you on some of the most spectacular parts of Hadrian’s Wall above Crag Lough before dropping down to ‘Milking Gap’. The return is to the north…

Shillmoor & Usway Burn Circular Guided Walk

Shillmoor & Usway Burn Circular

Date: 24th July 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:30 pm Join our guided walk; the Shillmoor & Usway Burn Circular. From Shillmoor our route takes us north past Copper Snout to join Clennell Street before turning north west towards Hazely Law where we pass an old Drover’s cockfighting pit and a Bronze Age Burial Cairn. We…

Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers & Dark Deeds

Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers and Dark Deeds

Date: 27th July 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers and Dark Deeds. This circular walk starts and finishes at the car park at Wedder Leap in the Upper Coquet Valley. We begin by heading up Kyloe Shin to the remote Usway Burn before a rugged…

Chew Green Over the Border

Over the Border in the Footsteps of the Legions

Date: 31st July 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:00 pm Join us for our guided walk Over the Border in the Footsteps of the Legions. Meet at Buckham’s Bridge car park by 10.30am to car share up to Chew Green. Our walk follows the Pennine Way through Chew Green fort and across Coquet Head then…

Cheviots (Home) NNPA

North Cheviot Circuit

Date: 3rd August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join us for our guided walk on the North Cheviot Circuit. Our walk begins on a track through the heart of the North Cheviots linking Wooler Common Farm, Hellpath, Broadstruther and Commonburn House. From here our route heads north to join St. Cuthbert’s Way which…

The Powburn Show in Northumberland National Park

Powburn Show

Date: 6th August 2016 Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm The Powburn Show is the first of the annual Cheviot Sheep and Horticultural Shows. Held on the first Saturday of August we strive to provide a day of entertainment for the family Events include Sheep Classes and Indusrtrial, Flower & Vegetable classes. Other sporting competitions…

Blackhouse at Catcleugh

Visit the last Blackhouse at Catcleugh

Date: 7th August 2016 Time: 1:30 am  to  3:30 am Join our guided walk to visit the last Blackhouse at Catcleugh. Spend a fascinating half day learning about the history of Catcleugh reservoir. Find out about the two “towns” of Newcastle & Gateshead, built at the end of the 19C to accommodate the workers constructing…

One of the views on the Clennell Trail Run

Clennell Trail Run

Date: 7th August 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  6:00 pm High Fell Events are organising the second Clennell Trail Run. Come for a fantastic run in the stunning Northumberland National Park.  The Cheviots are some of the biggest hills outside of the Lake District as England flirts with the Scottish border. The run has three distances…

College Valley (Home) by Simon Fraser

College Valley Show

Date: 7th August 2016 Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm A traditional show set in the dramatic College Valley in the northern reaches of the Cheviot Hills. The annual show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life. Bringing the villages and countryside together the show is a catalyst for rural pursuits, livestock, farming and the countryside.…

Gilsland Show champion

Gilsland Agricultural Show

Date: 7th August 2016 Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm The Gilsland Agricultural Show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life. The Gilsland show brings villages and countryside together for a showcase of for rural pursuits, livestock, farming and the countryside. It offers the perfect day out for the entire family The main Agricultural Show has…

Greenlee Lough nature reserve near Hadrian's Wall. Photo by David Taylor.

The Three Loughs

Date: 7th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; The Three Loughs. Our walk begins by using the boardwalk through reed beds to the National Nature Reserve at Greenlee Lough. We then head east to pick up the Pennine Way before going around the shoreline of Broomlee Lough…

Chew Green Over the Border

Pennine Way to Chew Green – The Border Fence

Date: 10th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join us as we walk the Pennine Way to Chew Green – The Border Fence. Our walk begins at Buckham’s Bridge near the head of the Upper Coquet valley. We climb up Yearning Law to the Mountain Refuge Hut and then follow the Pennine Way…

Alastair Anderson

Alistair Anderson in concert

Date: 11th August 2016 Time: 7:30 pm  to  10:30 pm Join us at our Kirknewton Festival launch concert on the 11th August at Kirknewton Village Hall to see world famous master of the English Concertina Alistair Anderson. Alistair Anderson is internationally recognized as the master of the English Concertina and a fine performer on the Northumbrian…

Humbleton Iron Age Hillfort near Wooler Common in Northumberland National Park by Laurie Campbell..

Humbleton & Harehope Circuit

Date: 12th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join us on our guided walk; Humbleton & Harehope Circuit. Our circular walk follows St Cuthbert’s Way going westwards over Gains Law and Black Law before descending by the Gleadsclough track. We then join the bridleway which takes us below Harehope Hill and Humbleton Hill…

College Valley (Home) by Simon Fraser

Common Burn & the College Valley

Date: 13th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 am Join us on our guided walk; Common Burn & the College Valley. This route follows the St Cuthbert’s Way eastwards, climbing up the edge of the North Cheviots and crossing the plateau to Commonburn House. From here a footpath is followed to Southernknowe and thence…

The Schil on the Penine Way. Photo by Keith Robeson.

The Schil

Date: 14th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:00 pm Join us on our guided walk; The Schil. Setting off from Hethpool, our route goes up the College Valley before turning north near Fleehope and climbing steeply to pick up the bridleway onto the Border Ridge. A further climb achieves the objective of the day,…

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Search for St. Ethelreda

Date: 15th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join us on our guided walk; Search for St Ethelreda. Our walk begins by climbing up onto Laddies Knowe and then down to Elsdonburnshank en route to one of the possible sites of St Ethelreda Chapel close to the Border. We return to Kirknewton via Sheep…

College Burn and The Tors. Photo by Brian Rogers.

The Three Tors

Date: 16th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:30 am Join our guided walk to The Three Tors. Our route begins by joining St Cuthbert’s Way to climb up into the Cheviots before taking a foot path heading south to Commonburn House. Here we join the the path leading towards Southernknowe before turning to climb…

The snowy flanks of Cheviot from near the summit of Wideopen Hil

Set Foot in Scotland

Date: 17th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join our guided walk and Set Foot in Scotland. Our walk provides the opportunity to climb out of the College Valley on St Cuthbert’s Way via Elsdonburn and up to the Scottish Border where we may have the chance to cross briefly into Scotland before…

Monday Cleugh and Yeavering Bell in Northumberland National Park by Brian Rogers.

The North Cheviots & Yeavering Bell

Date: 18th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk; The North Cheviots & Yeavering Bell. Starting from Kirknewton, our route joins St Cuthbert’s Way which it follows, climbing the edge of the Cheviot Hills past Tom Tallon’s crag, before turning north to White Law, a rarely visited summit. Turning west,…

famous border murders

Famous Border Murders

Date: 19th August 2016 Time: 12:00 pm  to  4:00 pm Join the Kirknewton Festival short course to learn about Famous Border Murders. Northumberland and the Borders are rich in landscape, heritage and beauty but also, more regrettably, have long been rich in murders and lawlessness. In this session we shall look at some  notorious and…

Competition at the Falstone Show

Falstone Border Shepherds Show

Date: 20th August 2016 Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm The Falstone Border Shepherds Show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life. The Falstone Show brings villages and countryside together for a showcase of for rural pursuits, livestock, farming and the countryside. It offers the perfect day out for the entire family. Activities include: Beer Tent,…

Diana Whaley talks about place names

Place Names and the Northumbrian Past from Acomb to Yeavering

Date: 20th August 2016 Time: 12:00 pm  to  4:00 pm Join us in Kirknewton to learn about place names and the Northumbrian Past. After an introduction to a variety of English place names and the ways they can be interpreted, we will look at the people and languages that have shaped Northumberland’s names above all…

Barrowburn in Northumberland National Park.

The Upper Coquet Valley & its History

Date: 21st August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  1:30 am Join our guided walk; The Upper Coquet Valley & its History. This circular walk starts from the car park at Wedder Leap in the upper Coquet Valley, about 6 miles north west from Alwinton. We head north from Barrowburn and climb steadily up Barrow Law…

Crag Lough in Northumberland National Park

Hadrian’s Wall Crags & Loughs

Date: 24th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join our guided walk and visit Hadrian’s Wall Crags & Loughs. Join our walk to learn about the Roman occupation of this remote area as we follow the Wall in an easterly direction above Crag Lough to Rapishaw Gap before heading north on the Pennine…

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Sandstone Way Ultra North 70

Date: 27th August 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  8:00 pm The Sandstone Way Ultra 2016 offers runners an opportunity to run this brand new 120 mile/193 km Way Marked Trail. The Sandstone Way route runs from the very top to very bottom of Northumberland. Starting in Berwick Upon Tweed and finishing in Hexham. The Sandstone…

Autumn in the Cheviots 10©Northumberland National Park S Fraser

Windy Gyle, The Border Fence & The Street

Date: 28th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join us for our guided walk to Windy Gyle, The Border Fence & The Street. Our route takes us north from Barrowburn and involves a steady climb up Barrow Law to Murder Cleugh, the site of a particularly nasty killing in the 17C. We then…

Elsdon in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Elsdon Fete

Date: 29th August 2016 The Elsdon Fete 2016 takes place on August Bank Holiday- 29th August. There will be a range of events and activities for all the family. The Elsdon Fete runs from 12 noon to 4pm but the beer tent will continue well into the evening. There will be a range of refreshments available during the…

Glendale Showfield 2013

Glendale Agricultural Show 2016

Date: 29th August 2016 Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm Come and join in the 124th Glendale Agricultural Show on Bank Holiday Monday 29th August. The Glendale Agricultural Show is the premier show in North Northumberland, and attracts 15,000 visitors annually with its huge choice and variety of attractions for all members of the family. With…

Thirlwall Castle and Aesica Fort Walk

A Roman Bridge & the Irthing Valley

Date: 29th August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk; A Roman Bridge & the Irthing Valley. Our walk follows the Hadrian’s Wall Path westwards passing the Poltross Burn milecastle, one of the best preserved on the wall, before descending to the remains of Willowford Bridge where the Roman Wall crossed…

Shepherds Cairn

Salter’s Road & The Shepherd’s Cairn

Date: 31st August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join our guided walk to Salter’s Road & The Shepherd’s Cairn. Starting from the church in Alnham, our walk heads north west on Salter’s Road to the ‘Shepherd’ Cairn’ where three local shepherds perished in a snowstorm in 1962. We then pause for lunch at…

Cheviots Challenge in the Northumberland National Park

Cheviots Challenge 2016

Date: 3rd September 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  8:00 pm The Cheviots Challenge is a fundraising event in aid of the Mountain Rescue Team. It is designed as a personal challenge rather than a competition. There is a choice of two challenging long distance walks: ‘Terry Lynn’ long route or the ‘Eileen Lynn’ short route…

Harbottle show RC

Harbottle Show 2016

Date: 3rd September 2016 Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm  The Harbottle Show is held annually on the first Saturday in September on The Oak Tree Field. The Harbottle Show is a traditional Borders Show with sheep classes for Northumbrian Blackface, Scottish Blackface, Blue Faced Leicester, North Country Cheviot, South Country Cheviot, Jacobs, Mules and…

Brough Law hillfort and Ingram Glidders BR

Wether Hill & Prehistoric people’s lives

Date: 4th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join our guided walk to learn about Wether Hill & Prehistoric people’s lives. Step back in time in this remote landscape to see how prehistoric people lived. Starting from Ingram Bridge car park we follow an old drover’s road to Wether Hill hillfort, then Cochrane…

Crag Lough Crop

A Walk along Hadrian’s Wall

Date: 7th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk; A Walk along Hadrian’s Wall. Join our volunteers for all or part of a patrol route along Hadrian’s Wall and learn a little about the area and the work of the National Park. The walk heads east along Hadrian’s Wall, passing…

Bellingham Baafest in Northumberland National Park.

Baafest 2016

Date: 9th September 2016 - 11th September 2016 Time: 10:00 am  to  5:00 pm Baafest returns for 2016. The Bellingham All Acoustic Music Festival makes a welcome return to Brownrigg Lodges, Bellingham, Hexham, in Northumberland from 9th – 11th September. A superb weekend of live music set in the stunning backdrop of the North Tyne Valley.…

Hareshaw Linn in Northumberland National Park

Hareshaw Common & the Pennine Way

Date: 11th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join our guided walk to Hareshaw Common & the Pennine Way. This circular walk takes in some of the rugged North Tyne scenery. From the car park at Hareshaw Linn our route takes us north on the Pennine Way. Just before Hareshaw House we take…

Cheviot and Hedgehope in Northumberland National Park by Anthony Hope.

Linhope Spout & Hedgehope

Date: 14th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:30 pm Join our guided walk to Linhope Spout & Hedgehope. Our walk begins at Hartside in the Breamish Valley, heading west along the road to the hamlet of Linhope There we join the bridleway and then the track heading north west to the ‘Spout’ where the…

Cycling near Kielder in Northumberland National Park.

The Breamish Behemoth 2016

Date: 18th September 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  6:00 pm The Breamish Behemoth is a 42 mile Off Road Biking challenge taking place in Northumberland and organised by High Fell Events. Can your legs take the on the challenge that this mega loop from Ingram presents?  Set in the heart of the Breamish Valley we’ve set…

Looking down on Elsdon in Northumberland National Park

Medieval Elsdon & Gallow Hill

Date: 18th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join our guided walk to Medieval Elsdon & Gallow Hill. An extended circular walk around Elsdon taking in viewpoints to the south from Landshot Hill and to the North from Gallow Hill of Border Reiver fame. This circular walk starts at the Tea Room in…

Brocolitia Roman Temple in Northumberland National Park by Roger Clegg.

Newbrough Roman Wall circular

Date: 21st September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Newbrough Roman Wall circular Our route heads north from Newbrough passing near to Carr Edge, the site of the first boy scout camp led by Baden Powell in 1908. After picking up Hadrian’s Wall , we head west with good views into the North Tyne…

A volunteer in a kilt at Aesica Fort !

Aesica Roman Fort & Hadrian’s Wall

Date: 25th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join our guided walk to Aesica Roman Fort & Hadrian’s Wall. Join us to learn a little about the fascinating history of the area. This figure of eight walk along Hadrian’s Wall passes King Arthur’s Well, Walltown Farm with its connection to ‘Bloody Mary’ before…

Simonside Hills AHope

Iron Age Hillforts & The Breamish Valley

Date: 28th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join our guided walk to Iron Age Hillforts & The Breamish Valley. Step back in time in this remote landscape to see how prehistoric people lived. Starting at the Ingram Bridge car park our route follows an old drovers road to Wether Hill Hillfort, then…

Wooler Wheel cyclists

Wooler Wheel Classic

Date: 1st October 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  5:00 pm The original Wooler Wheel event and still a firm favourite. All in Northumberland with nominal distances of 100 and 50km. Starting and finishing in Wooler, Gateway to The Cheviots, The Wooler Wheel takes you on a circular tour through stunning scenery and challenging climbs. A cycle…

Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers & Dark Deeds

Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers and Dark Deeds

Date: 5th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers and Dark Deeds. This circular walk starts and finishes at the car park at Wedder Leap in the Upper Coquet Valley. We begin by heading up Kyloe Shin to the remote Usway Burn before a rugged…

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Holystone High & Low

Date: 9th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; Holystone High & Low. A walk of contrasts, our walk highlights some of the diverse use of land within the National Park illustrating the work of the Forestry Commission, Ministry of Defence and Northumberland Wildlife Trust. Following a series…

DUP Housesteads Crags 2 RC (small)

A Tour of the Forts

Date: 12th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join us for our guided walk; A Tour of the Forts. Our walk begins with a steady climb from the village through Thorngrafton and onto the common before reaching Housesteads Fort via east East Crindledykes. We then follow the Wall eastwards over Hotbank Crags with…

Tosson Tower in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Rothbury, Lordenshaws, The Simonside Ridge Path & Great Tosson

Date: 16th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:30 pm Join us for our guided walk; Rothbury, Lordenshaws, The Simonside Ridge Path & Great Tosson. Our route begins with a gradual climb past the interesting Sharpe’s Folly and up onto Lordenshaws where the 5000 year-old cup and ring carvings of Neolithic tribes can be examined.…

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Sandstone Way Ultra 120

Date: 22nd October 2016 Time: 6:00 am  to  11:59 pm The Sandstone Way Ultra 2016 offers runners an opportunity to run this brand new 120 mile/193 km Way Marked Trail. The Sandstone Way route runs from the very top to very bottom of Northumberland. Starting in Berwick Upon Tweed and finishing in Hexham. The Sandstone…

Cawfields in Northumberland National Park

From Romans to Roadstones

Date: 23rd October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; From Romans to Roadstones. Our walk from the old Cawfields Quarry site follows the craggy line of Hadrian’s Wall eastwards with its sloping milecastle and some of the best stretches of the Vallum. At Caw Gap we head south…

HOUSESTEADS CRAGS P1 (attempt)

King’s Wicket & Hotbank

Date: 26th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; King’s Wicket & Hotbank. Our walk begins by skirting Housesteads Roman Fort, one of the best preserved on the Wall before heading east to King’s Wicket . We then head north before rejoining the Wall at Hotbank. The return…

Humbleton Hill by David Taylor.

Wooler Trail Marathon

Date: 20th November 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  6:00 pm and includes many splendid uninterrupted views to the far horizon and many undulations along the way. The race starts in Wooler before heading towards some of the best views in the country, if not the world. Now you might think as a race organiser for…

Connect with Northumberland National Park

Planning

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.

Cycling

Cycle Survey

Tell us about your cycle experience and win a cycling break with Tomlinson’s Café & Bunkhouse in Rothbury, Northumberland.


Business

Hexham Enterprise Hub

A range of large and small pod offices are available as well as flexible hot desk packages and our great Associate Membership offer. Find out more here.