GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Bedlington Country Park

2 miles (2.5 km)

Enjoy nice woodland trails along the River Blyth in this country park in Bedlington, Northumberland.
The walk starts from the main car park at Bedlington Bridge. From here you can follow a nice riverside footpath heading south to Humford Mill. There's attractive woodland and stepping stones over the Blyth to enjoy. The area is a designated nature reserve so look out for a variety of woodland birds and interesting flora.
You can also follow trails north east from the car park and head along the river through Bebside Wood to Furnace Bridge.
The park runs into the adjacent Plessey Woods Country Park. If you continue south west through Humford Woods you will soon come to the site.
There's lots more trails to try here with a nice cafe and visitor centre.


NE22 5RT - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Bedlington Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bedlington Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

A few miles south west of the park is another of the highlight of the area at Northumberlandia. Here you'll find a huge land sculpture in the shape of a reclining female figure, known as the Lady of the North. There's some nice trails to follow around the park which also includes a visitor centre.
Just to the north there's the coastal town of Newbiggin By the Sea. There's some nice trails along the beach and bay with a noteworthy 13th century church and an interesting old 17th century pub to visit too. Queen Elizabeth II Country Park with its fascinating Colliery Museum is also located nearby.
Just to the east is the town of Blyth where you can enjoy trails along the River Blyth Estuary and a coastal walk to nearby Seaton Sluice.
For more walks in the county see the Northumberland Walks page.


Stepping stones, Humford Mill - - 273687

Stepping stones, Humford Mill

Humford Mill - - 157179

Humford Mill

Furnace Bridge - - 933723

Furnace Bridge. Narrow bridge that crosses the River Blyth near Bedlington.

Remains Of Bedlington Iron Works - - 727385

Remains Of Bedlington Iron Works, 1736 - 1867.

Statue - - 287944

Footpath and Statue. This statue commemorates the Old Bedlington Iron Works which was situated at the Furnace Bridge.

Footpath along the side of the River Blyth - - 727382

Footpath along the side of the River Blyth


GPS Files

GPX File

Bedlington Country Park.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Bedlington Country Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)