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Kilham Hill Trail

A challenging walk with steep climbs in the beautiful valley of the Bowmont Water, made possible by kind permission of the farmers Kit and Christine Collins. The route follows part of the old Alnwick to Cornhill railway, then goes steeply upwards to the top of Kilham Hill for one of the most breathtaking views in…

Clay pigeon shooting

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Clay Pigeon Shooting Reckon you’re a crack shot? Now’s the time to test it! You will be trained in how to use a shotgun and aim at the clay pigeons (ceramic discs) that hurtle into the sky in front of you. Clay pigeon shooting grounds Bywell Shooting Ground near Felton Fowberry Moor Sporting Clays near…

Horseriding in Northumberland National Park by Peter Skelton.

Elsdon Horse Ride

This easy to follow circular route starts out at Girsonfield and passes through Elsdon and High Carrick. It is an ideal introduction to the Otterburn Ranges and is suitable for most competent riders with horses of average fitness. Much of the route follows roads,but most sections have grass verges suitable to ride on. A. Girsonfield…

Cycling on Otterburn Ranges in Northumberland National Park.

Kestrel Cycle Route

Description: A tour of the dramatic North Tyne and Redesdale landscape, taking in wild fells and serene valleys as well as the villages of Bellingham, Wark and Birtley. Download the Kestrel Cycle Route Local Facilities: Bellingham – toilets, cafes, pubs, shops, accommodation and Heritage Centre with Tourist Information. Bellingham & North Tyne Circular Cycle Routes:…

Red Squirrel Cycle Route

Description: Follows the North Tyne river valley, then climbs up to Greenhaugh and Thorneyburn with dramatic and panoramic views over the moorland along quiet country lanes. Download the Red Squirrel Cycle Route Local Facilities: Bellingham – toilets, cafes, pubs, shops, accommodation and Heritage Centre with Tourist Information. Bellingham & North Tyne Circular Cycle Routes: Largely…

Cycle hire in Northumberland National Park.

Salmon Cycle Route

Description: Follow the migratory route of the salmon alongside the River North Tyne to Kielder along quiet country lanes and over open moorland. Download the Salmon Cycle Route. Local Facilities: Bellingham – toilets, cafes, pubs, shops, accommodation and Heritage Centre with Tourist Information. Bellingham & North Tyne Circular Cycle Routes: Largely follow the existing National…

Cycling near Kielder in Northumberland National Park.

Curlew Cycle Route

Description: Follows the existing National Cycle Network, R.68 and R.10, to Greenhaugh on a circular route along quiet country lanes and over open moorland. Download the Curlew Cycle Route Local Facilities: Bellingham – toilets, cafes, pubs, shops, accommodation and Heritage Centre with Tourist Information. Bellingham & North Tyne Circular Cycle Routes: Largely follow the existing…

Breamish Valley in Northumberland National Park by Brian Rogers.

Cochrane Pike Walk

Invigorating walk to Cochrane Pike with spectacular views. This walk takes you through moorland sheep country surrounded by the sounds of the curlew, oyster catcher, skylark and meadow pipit. You may see buzzard or kestrel, or the recently-arrived red kite in the skies, and the heron in the river valley. Download the Cochrane Pike Walk

Breamish River

Reaveley Farm Family Stroll

Leisurely walk along quiet valley roads, suitable for less able users/pushchairs, from Ingram along the River Breamish and past Reaveley Farm. Download the Reavely Farm Family Stroll

Red Squirrel at Simonside.

Simonside Family Walk

An easy to follow trail in Harwood Forest near the Simonside Hills, aimed at families, with plenty to look out for and do along the route. Download the Simonside Family Walk

Walkers on the Pennine Way in Northumberland National Park.

Border Ridge & Pennine Way

It’s not often you get to walk along the border of two countries. Here England and Scotland join along an impressive high route with panoramic views. Part of the Pennine Way runs along it, which can be combined with other footpaths for a brilliant day’s walking. Mountain bikers can enjoy a good ride too. Download…

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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.


Business

Hexham Enterprise Hub

Find out more about the Hexham Enterprise Hub @ Eastburn which offers a number of different work space areas and perfect facilities for meetings, discussions and networking.