GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Walk Around Bellingham

3 miles (4.8 km)

The village of Bellingham is located in an attractive area of the Northumberland National Park. There's nice riverside trails along the River North Tyne which runs right through the village. You can also pick up the Pennine Way long distance trail or pay a visit to the Hareshaw Linn waterfall, just to the north of the village.
This short walk takes you along a riverside path just to the west of Bellingham. It runs for about 1.5 miles on fairly flat paths to Cuddies Loup. On the way you'll pass the lovely Riverdale Hall which has a cricket field and salmon river in its own delightful grounds. There's also nice views of Dunterley Fell to enjoy on the way.
Back in the village you can pay a visit to the Grade-I listedSt Cuthbert's Church which dates from the 13th century. There's also Bellingham Bridge, aGrade II listed buildingbuilt in 1834.
The Heritage Centre is the local museum. It has exhibitions on theBorder Counties Railway, theBorder reivers, mining, farming, the photography of W P Collier, and the Stannersburn Smithy.
To continue your walking in the area you can head west to explore the expansive Kielder Forest. There's miles of great cycling and walking trails here with a fantastic route around Kielder Water.
The town is also not far from the epic Hadrian's Wall Path which is also located to the south of the town.

Bellingham OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bellingham Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Bellingham

  • Pennine Way - This fabulous 268 mile path takes you through three of England's finest national parks
  • Hareshaw Linn - This walk takes you to the beautiful Hareshaw Linn waterfall in the Northumberland National Park
  • Kielder Forest Lakeside Way - This fantastic circular cycling and walking route takes you around the beautiful Kielder Water in Kielder Forest Park, Northumberland
  • Hadrian's Wall Path - Starting in Wallsend near the east coast of England, head across the country to Bowness-on-Solway along this wonderful trail that follows the famous Roman wall

Photos

Bridge Over North Tyne at Bellingham - geograph.org.uk - 948602

Bridge Over North Tyne at Bellingham

River North Tyne - geograph.org.uk - 1363369

River North Tyne

Riverdale Hall cricket field - geograph.org.uk - 1343889

Riverdale Hall cricket field

Riverdale Hall - geograph.org.uk - 1363372

Riverdale Hall

River North Tyne - geograph.org.uk - 1429847

River North Tyne

Gun by Townhall, Bellingham - geograph.org.uk - 1143304

Gun by Townhall, Bellingham

GPS Files

GPX File

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

Memory Map Route

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