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4 day Walking Holiday Northumberland Coast Path

53 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Alnmouth
Dramatic castles, sweeping beaches, cliff-top paths & quaint fishing villages

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Northumberland Coast Path guided walk | Bamburgh | TeamWalking

Walk the Northumberland Coast Path in the company of Mark Reid, experienced Mountain Leader and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS), who will share his detailed knowledge of this wonderful coastline with its imposing castles, sweeping bays, historic islands, quaint fishing villages and impressive wildlife and seabirds.

Mark Reid spent two years walking the paths and coastline of Northumberland whilst researching his book The Inn Way… to Northumberland, and will share his knowledge of the area with you.

ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE…
  • Discover Northumberland’s beautiful coastline with Mark Reid
  • Walk along sweeping beaches and cliff-top paths
  • Explore the history and heritage of the area
  • Relax in cosy inns each evening
  • Spend a night on Holy Island
  • Forget about map reading, and enjoy the journey instead!
Northumberland Coast Path guided walk | Alnmouth | TeamWalking
ITINERARY

Meet at Berwick-upon-Tweed Railway Station at 9am on Monday 4th July 2022. The Baggage Courier will collect our luggage.

Mon 4th July 2022 – Berwick-upon-Tweed to Holy Island (13.5 miles)
Route highlights: 
Berwick-upon-Tweed’s Elizabethan fortifications, Cocklawburn Dunes nature reserve, Lindisfarne Causeway and spend a night on Holy Island.

Tues 5th July 2022 – Holy Island to Bamburgh (17.5 miles)
Route highlights: Back across the Causeway, Shiellow Wood, Belford and the Great North Road and the magnificent Bamburgh Castle.

Wed 6th July 2022 – Bamburgh to Embleton (11.5 miles)
Route highlights: Bamburgh Beach, Seahouses, Beadnell Limekilns, Beadnell Bay, Low Newton-by-the-Sea and Embleton Bay.

Thurs 7th July 2021 – Embleton to Alnmouth (10.5 miles)
Route highlights: Impressive Dunstanburgh Castle, Craster kippers, cliff-top paths and seabirds, Boulmer and Alnmouth

The Baggage Courier will drop our luggage at a pub in Alnmouth, where we will end our walk. Alnmouth Station is 1 mile from the village, where you may wish to catch the train back to Berwick-upon-Tweed (20 minute journey) or back home. Mark Reid will have his car at Alnmouth, so can give you a lift to the station if you wish.

Northumberland Coast Path guided walk | Embleton Bay | TeamWalking
HOW TO GET TO BERWICK-UPON-TWEED

There is a train station at Berwick-upon-Tweed on the East Coast Mainline, with regular fast trains between York and Edinburgh. We will then spend 4 days walking southwards along the Northumberland Coast to Alnmouth, where this is also a train station on the East Coast Mainline. You can then either catch a train back to Berwick-upon-Tweed (20 minute journey) or onward travel home. For train times, please visit National Rail Enquiries

ACCOMMODATION

You will need accommodation at the following locations:

Holy Island – Monday 4th July 2022 – Holy Island website

Bamburgh
– Tuesday 5th July 2022 – Bamburgh Village website
Further accommodation is available at nearby Seahouses (10-min bus ride)

Embleton – Wednesday 6th July 2022 – Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel; Blue Bell Inn; Newton Haven (Low Newton)

You may wish to consider staying at Berwick-upon-Tweed before our walk and Alnmouth after our walk, although these are optional. 

Please contact the accommodation provider directly to book your accommodation. The baggage courier will drop your bags at your accommodation. 

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PLEASE PROVIDE:

  • Travel to Berwick-upon-Tweed and from Alnmouth (East Coast Rail MainLine)
  • Accommodation along the route (Holy Island, Bamburgh and Embleton)
  • Food (packed lunch, snack food and evening meal)
  • Personal walking clothing and equipment
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