The best hiking trails in Northumberland National Park
Many visitors come to Northumberland National Park for the superb walking routes and hiking, which range from easy to difficult. Although each route holds something special to discover, these are among the top hikes and walks around the park.
Sycamore Tree Gap
Taking roughly one hour, this moderate two-mile walk sets out from the Discovery Centre and heads along Hadrian's Wall to the famous Sycamore Tree Gap.
Lasting roughly three hours and covering 4.5 miles, this moderate trail in the Coquetdale culminates in breathtaking views of the Cheviot Hills and North Sea coast. You may also get to see wildlife such as goats and red squirrels, as well as abundant birdlife.
Winshield Crags and Cawfields
This moderate, six-mile hike running parallel to one of the best preserved sections of Hadrian's Wall is enhanced by sweeping views of rolling hills and grasslands.