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Drake Stone by David Taylor.

The Drake Stone & Harbottle Walk

Explore the rich history of Harbottle on a moderate circular walk with expansive views over the surrounding countryside.
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Elsdon in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Elsdon & The Todholes Walk

Explore the rich history of Elsdon on a gentle circular walk with panoramic views over the surrounding moors.
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Tea Room and Picnic Walks

Take the family for a leisurely stroll capped off with a refreshing cuppa and even a tasty treat.
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The Whin Sill

The Whin Sill is an astonishing world-famous feature of Northumberland geology.
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Cinema & TV

Hadrian's Wall and Sycamore Gap have been both an inspiration and location for filmmakers of big budget movies and television.
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Breamish Valley in Northumberland National Park by Brian Rogers.

Cochrane Pike Walk

This walk takes you through moorland sheep country surrounded by the sounds of the curlew, oyster catcher, skylark and meadow pipit.
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Elsdon in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Elsdon Burn Walk

Explore the rich history of Elsdon on a gentle walk from the village to the burn and back again.
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Falstone Village in Northumberland National Park.

Falstone Burn Walk

A lovely walk suitable for most abilities following Falstone Burn and into the forest.
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Falstone in Northumberland National Park.

Falstone & Donkleywood Walk

A delightful walk taking in hill views and the tranquillity of the River North Tyne valley.
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Humbleton Iron Age Hillfort near Wooler Common in Northumberland National Park.

Kirknewton Hillfort Trail

A great way to see the spectacular remains of a 2,000-year-old Iron Age hillfort in breathtaking surroundings.
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Greenhaugh in Northumberland National Park by Simon Fraser.

Greenhaugh & Thorneyburn Walk

Great views of the countryside across the Tarset Valley on the lovely walk.
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Alwinton & The River Alwin Walk

A favourite route with walkers that used to be frequented by pedlars and whiskey smugglers.
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Hareshaw Linn Walk

A wonderful walk towards a spectacular waterfall with rare plant life and wildlife on the way.
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The Shepherds Cairn Walk

This spectacular walk acts as a poignant memorial to two shepherds who died in 1962.
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Thirlwall Castle near Greenhead in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Thirlwall Castle Walk

Take a stroll to see Thirlwall Castle, a relic of troubled times between the 12th and 15th centuries.
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Linhope Spout waterfall in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Linhope Spout Walk

Take a walk in the Breamish Valley to see the most spectacular waterfall in the National Park.
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Upper College Valley in Northumberland National Park by Brian Rogers.

College Valley Walk

Introducing walkers to the tranquil College Valley and the Wild Cheviot Goats of Hethpool.
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Hethpool Linn in Northumberland National Park by Brian Rogers.

Hethpool Linn & Yeavering Bell Walk

A lovely walk taking in a spectacular waterfall and the 'Hill of the Goats’.
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Walltown Country Park in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Walltown Country Park

Pleasant walks and picnics can be enjoyed at this wonderful beauty spot near Hadrian's Wall.
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Vindolanda

Vindolanda

Roman ruins of barracks and a bath house that pre-date Hadrian's Wall.
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Sycamore Gap on Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland by David Taylor.

Sycamore Gap

Iconic tree on Hadrian's Wall known for appearing in the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.
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Hadrian's Wall near Steel Rigg in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Steel Rigg & Crag Lough

Probably the best viewpoint of the iconic landmark that is Hadrian's Wall.
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Simonburn in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Simonburn

Beautiful stone cottages made this the ideal setting for TV adaptations of Catherine Cookson novels.
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Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum

Spectacular ruins of a fort that was once garrisoned by 1,000 Roman soldiers.
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Haltwhistle by Roger Clegg.

Haltwhistle

A great location from which to explore the iconic Hadrian's Wall.
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Hadrian's Wall Trail in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Hadrian’s Wall Path

Take the National Trail along this iconic piece of Roman history.
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Greenhead Church in Northumberland by Roger Clegg.

Greenhead

Great little village with tea rooms and a walk to the ruins of a 12th century castle.
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Chesters Roman Fort and Museum in Northumberland National Park by Roger Clegg.

Chesters Roman Fort

Magnificent ruins of a bath house and Roman artefacts aplenty.
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Cawfields in Northumberland National Park by Roger Clegg.

Cawfields

Where Hadrian's Wall hangs on the edge of the sheer crags of the Whin Sill.
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Brocolitia Roman Temple in Northumberland National Park by Roger Clegg.

Brocolitia Roman Temple

Romans worshipped the Sun God Mithras here, a cult that first started in Persia.
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Tosson Tower in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Tosson Tower & Woodhouses Bastle

Fine examples of fortified buildings designed to keep out raiders over the ages.
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Dove Crag in the Simonside Hills of Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Simonside Hills

These spectacular hills teem with wildlife including curlew, red grouse and wild goats.
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Rothbury.

Rothbury

Lovely town is a great springboard for all kinds of adventures within the Park.
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Lordenshaws and Simonside in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Lordenshaws

Remains of an Iron Age hillfort and Bronze Age burial mounds await you here.
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Holystone in Northumberland National Park.

Holystone & Lady’s Well

Visit the atmospheric little pool where it's rumoured St Ninian baptised early Christians.
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Drake Stone near Harbottle in Northumberland National Park by Brian Rogers.

Harbottle

Walk up to the magical Drake Stone and visit the 12th century castle remains.
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Alwinton in Northumberland National Park by Simon Fraser.

Alwinton

Fantastic horse riding routes and perfect for mountain bikers too.
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Catcleugh in Northumberland National Park.

Whitelee Moor & Catcleugh

Containing habitats and species of international importance, including blanket bogs and heather heaths.
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Cycling on Otterburn Ranges in Northumberland National Park.

Otterburn Ranges

This remote area is the wild heartland of the National Park.
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Otterburn in Northumberland National Park.

Otterburn

A great base to explore the beautiful Redesdale valley.
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High Rochester by David Taylor.

High Rochester

Small hamlet with a rich history of Roman occupation and ruins of the fort Bremenium.
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Elsdon in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Elsdon

A great starting point for many walks in the surrounding countryside and place to stop for tea.
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Greenhaugh in Northumberland National Park by Simon Fraser.

Greenhaugh

Take in bastles, burns and haymeadows in what is a great place for stargazers.
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Stonehaugh in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Stonehaugh

A village renowned for dark, starry skies and its tranquility.
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Hareshaw Linn in Northumberland National Park by Allan Potts.

Hareshaw Linn

Cross six bridges to see a spectacular waterfall set in fantastic ancient woodland.
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Falstone play area in Northumberland National Park by Deve Photography.

Falstone

A great base from which to explore the Park, Kielder Water and Scottish borders.
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Bellingham

Historic market town and well-known stop for visits to the Pennine Way and Reivers Coast to Coast cycle route.
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Walkers on the Pennine Way in Northumberland National Park.

Border Ridge & Pennine Way

Take a stroll along the Pennine Way and see the wonderful landscapes of two countries.
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Goat gate to Gefrin in Northumberland National Park.

Yeavering Bell & Gefrin

A trip to Yeavering Bell brings the Iron Age to life, with the remains of the largest hillfort in the region clearly visible.
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Linhope Spout waterfall in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Linhope Spout

A beautiful spot for picnics and wonderful walks to see the spectacular waterfall.
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Upper College Valley in Northumberland National Park by Brian Rogers.

College Valley & Kirknewton

Home of many amazing ruins of ancient hillforts and the restored Hethpool House.
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The Cheviot in Northumberland National Park by Brian Rogers.

The Cheviot

Visit the breathtaking highest point in Northumberland.
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Housey Crags from Harthop;e Valley in Northumberland National Park by Brian Rogers.

Harthope Valley

The contrast of low-level burns and high hills give it drama and wildness.
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Wooler Common Star Trail by Laurie Campbell.

Wooler Common

A wild, beautiful area masking a turbulent past of raids by those north of the Border.
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Breamish River by Brian Rogers small

Ingram & Breamish Valley

A picturesque river setting that is ideal for picnics and flows through one of the most important archaeological landscapes in England.
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Planning in the National Park

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