South Tyne Trail
22 mile walk following the course of the River South Tyne
A route through the remote and less-visited countryside of East Cumbria and the former North Pennines, along the South Tyne from its source south of Garrigill, through Alston and on to Haltwhistle near Hadrian’s Wall. Much of the route uses well-surfaced paths along the route of the South Tynedale Railway. This is a multi-user route using paths, bridleways or parallel quiet roads.
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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: Dufton to Alston (18.7m)
Day 2: Alston to Haltwhistle (13.3m)

 

£385 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£320 per person (based on two sharing)
£305 per person (based on group of 3)
£300 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Dufton to Garrigill (14.7m)
Day 2: Garrigill to Haltwhistle (17.3m)

 

£395 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£325 per person (based on two sharing)
£310 per person (based on group of 3)
£305 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Dufton to Garrigill (14.7m)
Day 2: Garrigill to Slaggyford (17.3m)
Day 3: Slaggyford, walk to Haltwhistle (8.6m)

 

£490 solo walkers (plus single supplements)
£415 per person (based on two sharing)
£395 per person (based on group of 3)
£385 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.

£100 per person (single)
£50 per person (based on two people)
£35 per person (based on group of 3)
£30 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£110 per person (single)
£55 per person (based on two people)
£40 per person (based on group of 3)
£30 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£120 per person (single)
£60 per person (based on two people)
£40 per person (based on group of 3)
£30 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 £60.00 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

A route through the remote and less-visited countryside of East Cumbria and the former North Pennines, along the South Tyne from its source south of Garrigill, through Alston and on to Haltwhistle near Hadrian's Wall. Much of the route uses well-surfaced paths along the route of the South Tynedale Railway. This is a multi-user route using paths, bridleways or parallel quiet roads.

We have started the walk at Dufton, which isn’t officially on the route, but the nearest village with accommodation, for the night before you start your walk. Follow the Pennine Way for the first part of the route.

OS Explorer Maps
OL31 - North Pennines
OL43 - Hadrian's Wall

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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