30 circular walks covering the whole of Northumberland from north to south and east to west. This second edition has been revised and updated to reflect the many changes which have occurred between 2013 and 2018. The routes are aimed at people of all walking abilities and preferences with lengths ranging from 4.5 km (2.8 miles) to 17.8 km (11.1 miles) and difficulty ranging from easy to strenuous.
Many of the longer walks have shorter versions and altogether the different variations and combinations make 47 routes. The walks range from the fabulous Northumberland Coast to the Cheviot Hills, Kielder Forest, the North Pennines, Hadrian’s Wall and the areas in between. Some of the walks are Northumberland classics but many are new and are seldom, if at all, reported. Helpful planning information, clear, easy-tofollow route descriptions and maps.
Discover Northumberland 2nd edition
- Mark Lejk has lived in Whitley Bay since 1982 and regards the North East as his spiritual home. He took up walking as an escape from the sometimes pressured world of computing in which he worked as a university lecturer. He soon became enchanted by the beauty and history of the area, and Northumberland in particular.He walks regularly either on his own or as part of a walking group which he helped to found.