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

This is our third walking holiday with Mickledore, every walk superbly organised in every way! This has led us to become used to a very high standard wherever we go, so when an accommodation turns out not to be perfect we are really surprised and a bit disappointed, but we quickly got over it! We are definitely going on more fabulous walks in England!

Northumberland Coast Path, May 2018
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Sixth time we walked with Mickledore, always very satisfied with everything.

St Oswald’s Way, May 2018
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I think the detail in your organisation is so good. You clearly have input from walkers. The accommodation is not just good but well located. You have provided us with a first class service. I will be delighted if you can maintain the high standards set on our first two long distance walks with you.

Dales Way, May 2018
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