The eight North East walks voted among the most popular in Britain

They could also be inaccessible for a lot of as a consequence of lockdown however they are a reminder of the greatest the North East has to supply

While going for a stroll in the newest lockdown is topic to restrictions, it’s price remembering the stunning locations in the area to take one in.

A nice reminder of this got here this week because of the ITV programme Britain’s Best One Hundred walks, as voted for by National Trust members, which featured eight from this area.

We assume it might have been extra however the ones chosen introduced again fond reminiscences for a lot of. Beautiful Northumberland, the Cheviots, the Durham coastal path and a stroll in Teasdale taking you previous spectacular High Force have been all there.

For now, out of doors recreation or train ought to be finished regionally wherever attainable, however you’ll be able to journey a brief distance inside your space to take action if vital.

In these bleak occasions, right here is a chance for individuals who dwell close to these walks to get out and take a look at them. And for everybody else, a reminder of what’s on the market when this Covid hell has handed.

Here are the North East walks which featured and their rank in the high 100.

9 – Dunstanburgh Castle – 12km (7.5 miles)

This stroll is an actual Northumbrian spotlight, the brief however spectacular coastal stroll which units foot from the fishing village of Craster, earlier than visiting the mighty ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle.

18 – The Hadrian’s Wall Path – 10.4km (6.5 miles)

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hadrian’s Wall was the North West frontier of the Roman Empire. The wall itself stretches for 84 miles and types a part of the Pennine Way. This stroll follows the wall alongside a 3 mile part from Housesteads Roman fort to Steel Rigg and gives some incredible views.

34 – High Force – 13.82km (8.6 miles)

An gratifying round route in the coronary heart of the rugged Durham Dales which takes in each High Force and Low Force Falls alongside the River Tees.

48 – The Cheviot – 15km (9.3 miles)

This is a strenuous however rewarding stroll over the the lengthy path of hills straddling the England-Scotland border, with steep ascents and descents…however there are additionally plenty of simpler routes to take pleasure in the hills.

51 – St Cuthbert’s Way (Pilgrim’s Route to Lindisfarne) – 100km (62.1 miles)

There are numerous walks on St Cuthbert’s 62 mile pilgrimage path. You can both tackle the complete factor throughout a number of days or, for a shorter stroll, comply with the iconic poles throughout the sand to Holy Island at low tide.

55 – Alnmouth Beach and Warkworth – 10.7km (6.6 miles)

Take a stroll alongside the shoreline, beginning in the city of Alnmouth and ending with the phenomenal Warkworth Castle. The bay has miles of golden sand and is positioned on the mouth of the River Aln.

59 – Kielder Water – 29km (18 miles)

In addition to internet hosting the largest synthetic lake in Northern Europe, quite a lot of wildlife and huge ‘working’ woodlands this stunning place has not too long ago develop into a chosen ‘Dark Sky Park’ so that is additionally a terrific stroll for those who like stargazing.

93 – Durham Coastal Path – 18.1km (11.2 milles)

The Durham Coastal path begins in Crimdon and ends in Seaham and most of this 11 mile stretch of coast is a chosen National Nature Reserve serving to shield its wildlife and pure habitat.


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