Find Fabulous Walks In The North

If you're looking to stretch your legs and have a new adventure in the region then the Fabulous North have a number of walks to get your heart pumping. Each of our walks tells you a fabulous story with loads of pictures to tease what you may see. Of course we'll tell you where to park too and provide a map you can follow on your phone. Use the Filter button to search by distance or region.

Found 57 Walks

Cunyan Crags, Langleeford Crags, Hedgehope And Great Standrop
Cunyan Crags, Langleeford Crags, Hedgehope And Great Standrop
24km (15 miles) Ingram Valley Northumberland

A hike from Ingram Valley up to Cunyan Crags and then round the back of Hedgehope Hill to the Langleeford crags, before scaling the hill and then on to the Great Standrop.

Walla Crag
Walla Crag
9km (6 miles) Keswick Cumbria

A nice gentle wander up to Walla Crag in Keswick with spectacular views over Derwent Water.

Wallington Wander
Wallington Wander
7km (4 miles) Morpeth Northumberland

Circular walk around the Wallington Estate.

Walltown Quarry To Thirlwall Castle
Walltown Quarry To Thirlwall Castle
5km (3 miles) Brampton Cumbria

A picturesque circular route from Walltown Quarry Country Park, through stunning countryside to Thirlwall Castle and back.

Auchope Cairn And Cheviot Summit From Mounthooly
Auchope Cairn And Cheviot Summit From Mounthooly
15km (9 miles) The Cheviots Northumberland

Starting at Mounthooly, this walk takes us up onto the border ridge, along the top of the Hen Hole before hitting the Cheviot Summit.

Windy Gyle And The Cheviot From Cocklawfoot
Windy Gyle And The Cheviot From Cocklawfoot
23km (14 miles) The Cheviots Northumberland

A walk up to Windy Gyle, The Cheviot and Auchope Cairn from Cocklawfoot Farm.

Durham Riverside
Durham Riverside
6km (4 miles) Durham County Durham

A walk following both sides of the River Wear in Durham.

Shaftoe Crags
Shaftoe Crags
8km (5 miles) Bolam Northumberland

A short wander around the spectacular Shaftoe Crags finding a Jubilee Stone, a standing stone and bagging a trig point.

Meggie's Burn And Blyth Coast
Meggie's Burn And Blyth Coast
6km (4 miles) Blyth Northumberland

A wander to Meggie's Burn in Blyth and then back along the coast and via the promenade.

Shepherd's Cairn Via Hartside Hill And Brough Law
Shepherd's Cairn Via Hartside Hill And Brough Law
25km (16 miles) Ingram Valley Northumberland

Finding the Shepherd's Cairn near Alnham by starting at Ingram and wandering over Hartside Hill, down towards Alnham and then back via Brough Law.

Cullercoats To North Shields
Cullercoats To North Shields
8km (5 miles) Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A wander from Cullercoats to Tynemouth and North Shields and then back via the coastal route.

Yearning Law, Border Ridge To Windy Gyle
Yearning Law, Border Ridge To Windy Gyle
27km (17 miles) The Cheviots Northumberland

A wander up Yearning Law to find Yearning Hall, then along the border ridge to Windy Gyle, then back down via Ward Law.

4 Hillocks And A Ridge Walk Outside Durham
4 Hillocks And A Ridge Walk Outside Durham
7km (4 miles) Durham County Durham

A 7km easy walk covering Shincliffe Pinnock Hill, High Woods, Mountjoy, Maiden Castle, and Whinney Hill on the outskirts of Durham.

The Leas
The Leas
7km (4 miles) South Shields Tyne And Wear

A 4km stretch of limestone cliffs, grassland and rocky bays. You can visit Marsden Rock, Souter Lighthouse and Whitburn Point Local Nature Reserve on this wander.

Beadnell Bay to Low Newton
Beadnell Bay to Low Newton
13km (8 miles) Beadnell Northumberland

A circular walk from Beadnell to Low Newton and back. Fairly easy terrain with well marked paths. Perfect for those who enjoy birdwatching.

Old Durham and 6 Bridges
Old Durham and 6 Bridges
5km (3 miles) Durham County Durham

A walk along The River Wear and into Old Durham Gardens crossing over 6 bridges.

Stonehaugh Circular
Stonehaugh Circular
7km (4 miles) Stonehaugh Northumberland

Circular walk starting from Stonehaugh, passing by The Long Drop and ending with a wander through Wark Forest.

Helm Crag
Helm Crag
10km (6 miles) Grasmere Cumbria

A short and sweet walk up the stunning Helm Crag in Grasmere, Lake District.

Seaton Carew
Seaton Carew
7km (4 miles) Hartlepool County Durham

A wander around the seaside resort of Seaton Carew in the Borough of Hartlepool.

Cold Law, Great Moor, Coldburn Hill And Views Over Bizzle Crags
Cold Law, Great Moor, Coldburn Hill And Views Over Bizzle Crags
21km (13 miles) The Cheviots Northumberland

A wander in The Cheviots taking in Cold Law, a few crags then over to Coldburn Hill to get some mega views over Bizzle Crags.

Ben Nevis
Ben Nevis
16km (10 miles) Fort William Scotland

A brutal climb up Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in the UK.

Darden Lough
Darden Lough
7km (4 miles) Elsdon Northumberland

A wander across the moors in Hepple to Darden Lough and the Darden Pike trig point.

Brough Law And Ingram Hillforts
Brough Law And Ingram Hillforts
14km (9 miles) Ingram Valley Northumberland

A wander around the hillforts in Ingram Valley including Brough Law.

Urban Artworks In Scarborough
Urban Artworks In Scarborough
6km (4 miles) Scarborough North Yorkshire

An urban walk with steel artwork, stone steps, a castle, a church a lighthouse and sea views.

Coastal Challenge Walk
Coastal Challenge Walk
42km (26 miles) Bamburgh Northumberland

A 42km (26 mile) marathon walk starting at Budle Bay and ending in Alnmouth, ran by Shepherds Walks.

Frosterley Circular
Frosterley Circular
8km (5 miles) Frosterley County Durham

Beautiful walk through the Weardale countryside, passing Bishopley Lime Kilns, the remains of Harehope Gill Lead Mine and some examples of Frosterley marble.

Yeavering Bell And Newton Tors
Yeavering Bell And Newton Tors
26km (16 miles) The Cheviots Northumberland

A wander up in the north Cheviots to Newton Tors, Yeavering Bell and Humbleton Hill including a wonderful encounter with the legendary wild goats of The Cheviots!

Corbridge to Aydon Castle
Corbridge to Aydon Castle
10km (6 miles) Corbridge Northumberland

Wander from Corbridge village to Aydon Castle via lime kilns and stunning countryside.

Dukesfield Arches and Devil's Water
Dukesfield Arches and Devil's Water
6km (4 miles) Hexham Northumberland

Lovely wander round the Northumberland countryside, with nods to its industrial past.

A Compelling Cabal Of Crags
A Compelling Cabal Of Crags
18km (11 miles) The Cheviots Northumberland

A wander to find all the crags near Langleeford including Housey Crags, Long Crags, Tathey Crags, Langlee Crags, Middleton Crags and Steel Crag.

Scale Force from Buttermere
Scale Force from Buttermere
7km (4 miles) Buttermere Cumbria

Impressive 51m waterfall on the south-western banks of Crummock Water.

Buttermere Loop
Buttermere Loop
7km (4 miles) Buttermere Cumbria

Fairly easy loop around Buttermere lake with stunning scenery all around the route.

Red Pike, High Stile, High Crag and Haystacks
Red Pike, High Stile, High Crag and Haystacks
23km (14 miles) Buttermere Cumbria

23km walk covering 4 Wainwright Fells, including Wainwright's favourite, Haystacks.

Great Standrop, Cunyan Crags and Linhope Spout
Great Standrop, Cunyan Crags and Linhope Spout
18km (11 miles) Ingram Valley Northumberland

A wander up to the Great Standrop on Hedgehope Hill via Cunyan Crags and the smaller crags on Dunmoor Hill with a return visit to Linhope Spout.

Marsden Quarry Nature Reserve and Cleadon Hills
Marsden Quarry Nature Reserve and Cleadon Hills
5km (3 miles) South Shields Tyne And Wear

Stunning walk through Marsden Quarry up to Cleadon Hills via Cleadon Water Tower and Cleadon Mill. There's lots to see on this walk and plenty of interesting birds for any twitchers.

Tosson Hill
Tosson Hill
10km (6 miles) Rothbury Northumberland

A 10km wander up Tosson Hill to bag the trig point.

Bloodybush Edge, Hogdon Law And Weather Cairn
Bloodybush Edge, Hogdon Law And Weather Cairn
30km (19 miles) The Cheviots Northumberland

A 30km walk to bag some trig points and chunky hills including Bloodybush Edge, Cushat Law, Hogdon Law and Weather Cairn.

Yeavering Bell
Yeavering Bell
16km (10 miles) The Cheviots Northumberland

A circular walk starting at Wooler common taking you around Humbleton Hill and across to Yeavering Bell.

Whittle Dene Reservoir Circular
Whittle Dene Reservoir Circular
6km (4 miles) Ovingham Northumberland

A 6km walk around Whittle Dene Reservoirs with stunning views, lime kilns, a bird hide and a wander along the Hadrian's Wall Path.

Simonside and Fontburn Reservoir
Simonside and Fontburn Reservoir
15km (9 miles) Rothbury Northumberland

A 15km hike around the Simonside area visiting Fontburn Reservoir.

Alnwick Riverside And Railways
Alnwick Riverside And Railways
14km (9 miles) Alnwick Northumberland

A walk from Alnwick Castle following the river Aln and then back near the old railway.

Hawthorn Woods, Meadow, and Dene
Hawthorn Woods, Meadow, and Dene
4km (2 miles) Seaham County Durham

Delightful woods, meadows and coastal surprises with mini challenges. Situated near Seaham, County Durham.

Shill Moor And Little Dod
Shill Moor And Little Dod
14km (9 miles) Ingram Valley Northumberland

A wander up to Little Dod then up to the Shill Moor trig point before returning via the valley floor.

Hepburn Moor And Ros Castle
Hepburn Moor And Ros Castle
17km (11 miles) Chillingham Northumberland

A meander from Ros Castle down the west side of Hepburn Moor finding cairns, hillforts, pill boxes, crags and the Blawearie.

Warkworth To Alnmouth
Warkworth To Alnmouth
10km (6 miles) Warkworth Northumberland

A wander from Warkworth to Alnmouth up the coastal path and then a return via the beach visiting St Cuthburts Cross and Mortuary Chapel on Church Hill.

Seaton Sluice And Holywell Dene
Seaton Sluice And Holywell Dene
9km (6 miles) Seaton Valley Northumberland

Circular walk starting from Seaton Sluice, following Holywell Dene to Holywell Pond then onto the waggonways, before returning via the Avenue.

Newburn To Wylam
Newburn To Wylam
11km (7 miles) Newburn Tyne And Wear

A walk along the River Tyne from Newburn to Wylam and then back on the other side.

Berwick Law
Berwick Law
1km (1 mile) East Lothian Borders

A short walk up to the top of Berwick Law in East Lothian.

Bewick Moor, Cateran Hole, Ros Castle And Blawearie
Bewick Moor, Cateran Hole, Ros Castle And Blawearie
20km (12 miles) Chillingham Northumberland

Starting from Eglingham, this route takes your over Bewick Moor to Cateran Hole, a trip up Ros Castle before a visit to the Hepburn Bastle. Then we're back on the moor to the Blawearie Shepherds Hut and some cairns.

Wannie Line
Wannie Line
12km (8 miles) Morpeth Northumberland

A wander on the route of the former Wansbeck or "Wannie Line" railway line that ran from Morpeth to Reedsmouth and Rothbury.

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