GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Northumberland Coast Path

63 miles (101 km)

This epic long distance walk runs along the Northumberland coast from Cresswell to Berwick Upon Tweed.
It's an amazing section of England's coastline with a series of dramatic castles, beautiful beaches and a huge variety of sea birds to look out for on the way.
The 63 mile route runs north from Cresswell to Druridge Bay Country Park and then on to Amble and Warkworth where you pick up St Oswald's Way.
You continue to Craster and Alnmouth, Seahouses, Dunstanburgh Castle andBamburgh Castle.
You then head inland toBelfordand the Kyloe Hills, where you pick up the St Cuthbert's Way and visit the mysterious St Cuthberts Cave.
The route then returns to the coast where you pass the historic Lindisfarne Castle and Holy Island before following the River Tweed into Berwick near the border with Scotland.
See the list below for a selection of day walks along the path. Scroll down further for route videos and the gpx file.

Walks along the Northumberland Coast Path

  • Cresswell to Druridge Bay Walk - This walk follows the opening section of the Northumberland Coast Path from the village of Cresswell to the beautiful Druridge Bay Country Park.
  • Druridge Bay to Amble Walk - This walk takes you along the lovely Northumberland coast from Druridge Bay Country Park to Amble. It's located close to the start of the route, just north of Cresswell.
  • Amble to Warkworth Walk - This walk explores the Northumberland Coast around the town of Amble before following the River Coquet to nearby Warkworth
  • Warkworth to Alnmouth - This is another splendid stretch of the Northumberland coast, with a historic castle, beautiful beaches, interesting villages and lovely bays to enjoy.
  • Druridge Bay Country Park - This beautiful country park on the Northumberland coast consists of three miles of beach and sand dunes, a large freshwater lake, peaceful woodland and meadows
  • Craster to Alnmouth - Enjoy a walk along the beautiful Northumberland Coast on this route from Craster to Alnmouth
  • Craster to Seahouses - This walk follows a lovely section of the Northumberland coast from Craster to Seahouses
  • Seahouses to Bamburgh - Walk along the golden sands of the Northumberland coast, on this walk from Seahouses to the striking Bamburgh Castle
  • Alnwick to Bamburgh Walk - This walk takes you from Alnwick Castle to Bamburgh Castle on the Northumberland Coast
  • Seahouses to Beadnell - This popular walk runs between this two lovely villages in the Northumberland Coast AONB
  • Craster to Dunstanburgh Castle - This walk takes you along a beautiful stretch of the Northumberland coastline from Craster to Dunstanburgh Castle and then on to Embleton Bay and the Newton Pool Nature Reserve.
    Dunstanburgh Castle was built in the 14th century, being one of the largest and grandest fortifications in Northern England at the time
  • Beadnell to Low Newton - A popular coastal walk from the Northumberland village of Beadnell to Low Newton By Sea
  • Lindisfarne Castle and Holy Island - This is an atmospheric circular walk around the fascinating Holy Island in Northumberland
  • St Cuthberts Cave - This walk visits an interestingSandstone cave near Belford in Northumberland

Northumberland Coast Path OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Northumberland Coast Path Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Druridge Bay (geograph 6317186)

Druridge Bay

Amble Harbour, Northumberland

Amble Harbour, Northumberland

Warkworth Castle, Northumberland - - 3052276

Warkworth Castle, Northumberland

Craster Harbour - - 2266013

Craster Harbour

Dunstanburgh - WIK-DSC 1403

Dunstanburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle - - 2060766

Bamburgh Castle

Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island - - 2395637

Lindisfarne Castle, Holy Island

River Tweed, Berwick upon Tweed - - 1904394

River Tweed, Berwick upon Tweed

GPS Files

GPX File

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