St. Oswald’s Way – A Stunning Journey through Northumberland

We’re very pleased to have added St Oswald’s Way to out walks in Northern England. With dramatic moorland, a sweeping coast, magnificent beach-side castles and a rich variety of wildlife, it is well worth exploring.
Starting on Lindisfarne…
If you’ve never been to Holy Island, you are missing a very special place. It is where our route starts, near the wonderful abbey, and crossing the tidal causeway.
…along one of the finest coastlines you’ll find anywhere..
Noted for it’s pristine cleanliness, it remains remarkably deserted … which perhaps wasn’t quite the case when Bamburgh Castle was beseiged in 1095.
…staying in quiet fishing villages…
Along St. Oswald’s Way, the ‘resting and re-fueling’ is as much a part of your holiday as the walking. We specialise in finding ‘the hidden gems’ – the best places to stay along our walking routes. Every B&B, inn or farmhouse we use is hand-picked and constantly evaluated, by our guests as well as ourselves.
…crossing dramatic moorland…
It isn’t just coastal Northumberland which makes it special – this route takes you into some remote countryside, through forests and along the gorgeous River Coquet to the ancient town of Rothbury.
….before ending at Hadrian’s Wall
With an iconic starting-point on Holy Island, St. Oswald’s Way finally ends at the World Heritage site of Hadrian’s Wall.

Client Feedback

I had wanted to walk Hadrian’s Wall since working on a teaching exchange in Dumfries, Scotland in 1986. My son and I discussed this much over the years. You provided a hike that this 68 year old man could do with his 17 year old son despite age difference. Arrangements were perfect. I am grateful.

Hadrian’s Wall Walk, June 2017
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Everything has gone smoothly from booking to completing the walk.  Thank you for looking after us so well again. If you could add an ‘optional extra’ to guarantee good weather, it would make it doubly perfect!!

Dales Way, July 2017
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I have used you twice now and am very happy with your service. Keep up the good work!

Coast to Coast, August 2017
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