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Northumberland Coast Path

10/10/2022 North East 15 mins read

The Northumberland Coast Path offers some stunning coastal walking. The 62-mile (100km) waymarked route is the best way to experience this beautiful, varied landscape. Broken down into stages, here’s everything you need to know in order to walk the path. .

Day walks in Northumberland

29/03/2021 North East 15 min read

GetOutside Champion Dave Wilson is as passionate about the outdoors as he is about his native Northumberland. From exploring the valleys of the Cheviot Hills, to hiking Hadrian’s Wall, his enthusiasm for England’s Border County is endless.

Map Reading
The Scots origins of place names in Britain

07/11/2019 North East

Find the original meanings of British place names that use Scots source words with this extensive list of terms, along with pronunciation.

Cycling with kids this school holidays: #Reasons To Ride

03/04/2018 North East

Cycling can be one of the easiest outdoors activities you can access as a family on a daily basis. A bit of planning and preparation can avoid meltdowns, and allows you to #GetOutside and have safe adventures.

Hadrian's Wall - a journey back in time

13/03/2018 North East

Hadrian’s Wall Path showcases 84 miles of UNESCO World Heritage site, two historic cities, a National Park, a picturesque coast and countryside, and of course a BIG wall! OS GetOutside Champion David Wilson gives us the highlights of this beautiful trail.

Places to go
The Best Towns to Visit on the North York Moors

31/05/2017 North East

The North York Moors is rich in culture, history and beautiful landscapes. Discover our favourite towns to explore during your visit.

Places to go
Discover the Milky Way in Northumberland National Park

08/12/2016 North East

As Northumberland National Park celebrates 3 years of Dark Sky Park status, we look at what that means for the gold-award winning national park - and how you can discover it yourself.

Walking coast to coast via the Hadrian's Wall Path

14/10/2016 North East

Hadrian's wall, built by the Romans and marking the northern edge of their conquest of Britain, is now the route of a national trail that stretches from the east coast to the west.

Summer holiday ideas in the North York Moors National Park

31/07/2016 North East

Keep the whole family entertained this summer with our activity ideas in the North York Moors National Park.

Explore the White Rose Way from Leeds to Scarborough

07/06/2016 North East

This new long-distance walking route is ideal for beginners, as there are no significant hills and you can easily choose how much you want to cover at a time.

Places to go
Things to do in Durham

29/09/2015 North East

Planning a visit to Durham? Read this visitor's guide to find the best things to do.

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