Inn Way to Northumberland
98 mile circular walk around Northumberland's pubs & hills

This 98 mile circular tour starts and finishes at Rothbury in the Coquet Valley and will take 6 days to complete, passing 48 Northumbrian pubs along the way. 6 days, 98 miles, 48 pubs.

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Holiday Packages

All our Standard Itineraries include:

  • Hand-picked accommodation in B&Bs / guest houses / inns / small hotels
  • En-suite facilities where available
  • Breakfast
  • Daily baggage transfers from our own team of local drivers
  • All booking fees

We will also endeavour to include all these in any custom itinerary you wish to build for this walk.

Day 1: Rothbury to Warkworth (18.5m)
Day 2: Warkworth to Embleton (16.2m)
Day 3: Embleton to Bamburgh (11.6m)
Day 4: Bamburgh to Wooler (16.6m)
Day 5: Wooler to Alwinton (20.9m)
Day 6: Alwinton to Rothbury (15.2m)

 

£845 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£745 per person (based on two sharing)
£725 per person (based on group of 3)
£710 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Rothbury to Warkworth (18.5m)
Day 2: Warkworth to Beadnell (20.4m)
Day 3: Beadnell to Wooler (22.6m)
Day 4: Wooler to Alwinton (20.9m)
Day 5: Alwinton to Rothbury (15.2m)

 

£735 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£645 per person (based on two sharing)
£625 per person (based on group of 3)
£610 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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* All headline holiday prices are shown per person, based on two people sharing.

Baggage Transfer

Baggage Transfer is automatically included in the price of all our Walking Holiday packages.

These prices are for anyone planning their own holiday and just need bags moving from one stop to the next.

£205 per person (single)
£105 per person (based on two people)
£85 per person (based on group of 3)
£70 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£185 per person (single)
£95 per person (based on two people)
£75 per person (based on group of 3)
£60 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

Note: If you are booking accommodation in an Airbnb, you must ensure that there will either be someone available to take collection/delivery of your bags or that they have appropriate, secure storage in the event that the proprietor is absent.

Walk Information

  • Holiday Options
  • Walk Info
  • Maps & Guide Books

Rest Days
Rest days can be incorporated into any walking holiday package at an additional £65.00 per person per night

Solo Travellers
Solo travellers please contact us or use the booking form to send your proposed itinerary including dates, and we will price accordingly. Where possible, we take advantage of existing bookings from other clients to ensure you receive a cost effective service.

Alternative Itineraries
For alternative itineraries to those provided for this route, please contact us, or use the Booking Form to submit your proposed itinerary and number of participants and we will quote accordingly.

Walking Season Dates
Prices are based on the walk starting after 1st April and ending before 30th September. For walks outside those dates, please contact us. We provide a reduced out of season service, but still manage to meet the needs of most customers who contact us during this period.

Walk Information
This 94-mile circular tour starts and finishes at Rothbury in the Coquet Valley and will take 6 days to complete, passing 48 Northumbrian pubs along the way. The walk charts a course through the county of Northumberland via Rothbury, Warkworth, Embleton, Bamburgh, Wooler and Alwinton.

This walk captures the very essence of Northumberland; the wide skies and far horizons of the Cheviot Hills, the wealth of prehistoric rock art and ancient hill-forts, the turbulent history of this Border region including the mighty castles of Warkworth and Bamburgh, stunning golden beaches of Embleton and Beadnell, Farne Islands nature reserve, Craster kippers and fishing villages to name just some of the highlights.

OS Explorer Maps
OL16 - Cheviot Hills
OL42 - Kielder Water & Forest
325 - Morpeth & Blyth
332 - Alnwick & Amble
340 - Holy Island & Bamburgh

Guide Books
"The Inn Way to Northumberland" by Mark Reid - Published by InnWay Publications and now out of print

Mobile Digital Mapping
Digital maps can be viewed on most modern smartphones using an appropriate app, downloaded from the app store associated with your device. Brigantes recommend that whichever app you use, it should support Ordnance Survey 1:25k or 1:50k scale maps. There are many apps to choose from, but the two main providers are Ordnance Survey and Memory Map.

Each provider’s app has its own benefits, but both provide all-important offline navigation, meaning your device does not need a mobile signal to work effectively on the trail.

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