Alnwick

Walking and rambling in Alnwick

Overview

Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore the beauty of this part of the country. Whether it be walking routes or off the beaten track, you are sure to enjoy wandering around and taking in the sights around Alnwick.

What makes it special

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Walking and rambling in Alnwick

Northumberland, Northumberland, NE66 1NQ

Map references

OS Grid Ref: NU186132

Lat/Lng: 55.412744, -1.706299

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle

Tour the castle and enjoy fascinating stories from the past. Children can step into the world of a medieval knight or pretend to be witches and wizards as they stroll the corridors.

book shop

Barter Books

Barter Books is one of the largest second hand bookshops in Britain. Considered a local tourist attraction, Barter Books is a book shop situated in an old train station.

Bailiffgate Museum

Bailiffgate Museum

The people and places of north Northumberland are brought to life here in lively, interactive style.

Seahouses

Seahouses

Seahouses is a good access point to the nearby Farne Islands. This small seaside town is a very popular holiday resort.

Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle

Watch history being uncovered during archaeological excavations. Sample Northumberland produce from the tea rooms.

Cragside House

Cragside House and Gardens

Crammed full of ingenious gadgets Cragside was the first house in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity.

cycling in Alnwick

Cycling in Alnwick

Jump on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape on two wheels. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just fancy a ride, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

watersports

Watersports in Alnwick

Dive head first into water fun and action and you'll find yourself taking to the water like a pro! Take the plunge and enjoy some fun on (or in) the water!

Lindisfarne Priory

Lindesfarne Priory

Lindisfarne Priory sits offshore on Holy Island and is reached by causeway at low tide. The peaceful atmosphere makes a visit well worth the effort.

Farne Island

Farne Island boat trips

A range of boat trips including the special grey seal cruise, Holy Island cruise and various bird-watching trips.

climbing

Climbing in Edmundbyers

Simonside (near Rothbury) has three fine crags, the northern scarps of the moors to the north of Rothbury offer brilliant climbing.

Lindesfarne Priority in Berwick

Lindesfarne Priory in Berwick

Sitting offshore on Holy Island and reached by causeway at low tide. The peaceful atmosphere make a visit well worth the effort. Visit the website