Northumberland in England's north-east has
one of the country's most magnificent coasts with sweeps of sand
punctuated by fishing villages and castles including Dunstanburgh,
Bamburgh and Alnwick with its lovely gardens. Hadrian's Wall is here as
well as the Holy Isle of Lindisfarne founded in 635AD. The walks sample both the coastline and
moorland scenery of Northumberland.
2022 Guided walking holidays:
operate weekly starting on Fridays from May through October . Walkers stay at the same hotel for a week. Most days start and or
end with a short
bus ride so we walk only in the most spectacular regions.
Prices start from
989 GBP per person for one week based on
double occupancy. (approximately $1780 Cdn).
Non-member associate fee 30 GBP per person.
Single rooms with no single supplement are offered but with limited
Seven nights first class accommodation with private bath
Three meals a day
Guided walking programme with a choice of three walks daily
Transportation in conjunction with the walks
Each day there is a choice of three guided walks:
6 – 8 miles minimal – 1125 ft of ascent over a day.
Medium walks 8 – 10.5 miles minimal – 1500 ft
of ascent over a day.
Harder Walks 10 – 13 miles
minimal - 2275 ft of ascent.
When you are not walking:
Explore the village of Alnmouth or nearby
Alnwick Castle and gardens. Lindisfarne on the Holy Isle was an
important Celtic Christian centre in the 7th century. Dunster Castle is
not far away.
NETHER GRANGE occupies a wonderful position in the quiet harbour
village of Alnmouth. From the elevated croquet lawn and terrace
you can enjoy sweeping views across sand dunes to the sea. The
building began life as a granary and now is a comfortable hotel with 34 bedrooms and retaining
much of its old character. With a peaceful atmosphere and
beautiful unspoiled coastline to enjoy, a relaxing stay is assured. All
meals are included with a generous self-select picnic lunch and a hearty
three-course evening meal including a vegetarian option..