GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Belford Walks

6 miles (10 km)

Belford, a village and civil parish located in Northumberland, is encircled by lush agricultural land and hosts Bowden Doors, one of the county's premier rock climbing spots.
This walk from the village takes you along the St Oswald's Way and the Northumberland Coast Path to visit one of the area highlights at Bamburgh Castle. On the way you will pass the Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve where there's a huge variety of wildlife to see. There are also great coastal views towards the Farne Islands.
To continue your walking in the area head west along the St Oswald's Way to visit the historic St Cuthberts Cave. The monks of Lindisfarne reputedly brought St. Cuthbert's body to the site in AD875 following Viking raids on the Island.
Please scroll down for the full list of walks near and around Belford. The detailed maps below also show a range of footpaths, bridleways and cycle paths in the area.

Belford OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Belford Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Belford


The Black Swan serves good food and real ale. You can find them at the Market Place at postcode NE70 7ND.

Dog Walking

The Swan mentioned above is very dog friendly. There is a water bowl for the dogs next to the bar, and the staff keep dog treats behind the bar for any dog coming and they also sell dog 'beer' (not alcoholic). Dogs are allowed in the bar, the lounge and the back bar, the only dog free section is the restaurant, but you can order food in the bar and lounge from the restaurant menu.


Belford village square - - 2000420

Belford village square

Belford Hall, Belford - - 3409241

Belford Hall. The hallis aGrade I listed building, an 18th-century mansion house.

The centre of Belford - - 4793095

The centre of Belford

Entering Belford - - 3598054

Entering Belford

Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve - - 3478180

Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve

Bamburgh MMB 55 Bamburgh Castle (edited, cropped)

Bamburgh Castle

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