5 Circular Dog Walks in Northumberland

Published: 02nd September 2010
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If you're a dog owner looking for a suitable walk or day out in Northumberland, we've got 5 great circular walks that you might like to try. We've listed a brief description of the each walk along with the estimated distance, and where appropriate we've linked to sites featuring more detailed information. Take a look and see which walks are suitable for you and your pooch.

West Woodburn - East Woodburn Circular Walk
Distance: Under 4 miles
This walk takes in the villages of East and West Woodburn and is set in the valley of the River Rede. It's a relatively easy walk which passes one or two pubs (should the urge take you).
More information at http://www.northumberland-walks.co.uk/woodburn/index.htm

Bamburgh and Budle Bay Evening Walk.
Distance: Under 4 miles
This route follows the roads from Bamburgh to Budle Bay and returns along the coastal route to Bamburgh.
More information at http://www.northumberland-walks.co.uk/budle-bay/

Howick to Craster
Distance: 7 miles
This is circular walk begins at Seahouses, passes Howick Hall and leads on to Craster. It takes in some of Northumberlands finest coastline. Not to be missed.
More information at http://historictravel.suite101.com/article.cfm/uk_walking_in_northumberland

Rothbury Circular via Whitton to Thrum Mill
Distance: 3.5 miles
A nice short walk - you'll be done in under an hour. Make sure you've got a good sense of balance!
More information at http://www.westacrehouse.co.uk/walk1.htm

A "barbarian" view of Hadrian's Wall
Distance: 3.5 miles (strenuous)
This walk takes in some of the most dramatic stretches of Hadrians Wall and starts at Steel Rigg.
More information at http://www.hadrianswall-northumberland.com/downloads/A%20barbarian%20view%20of%20the%20Wall.pdf

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