Equipment & Luggage

Do you carry/move our luggage between each overnight stop?

If you book the luggage transport option then we will move 1 piece of luggage up to 18 Kilos in weight, transported between your B&B’s as part of this price. If you leave your luggage at your accommodation in the morning, it will be waiting for you on arrival at the B&B that evening. Any extra bags can be transported (at an additional charge) as long as they are pre-booked.

We also offer a storage service for extra luggage not needing to be transported for this holiday. Please contact us for a quotation.

I’m afraid we do not offer a luggage service on its own.

What do I have to carry?

If you are having your luggage transported, then all you need to carry is a small day sack to hold your waterproofs, personal items, packed lunch, map, guidebook and camera.

What do I need to bring?

We have produced a list of items to bring. We like to advise our clients to always be prepared for all weathers, at all times of year.

  • Walking boots – need to be comfortable and well broken in.
  • Several pairs of thick walking socks.
  • Mittens/gloves.
  • Warm hat and/or sun hat.
  • Raincoat: (waterproof and windproof with a hood).
  • Waterproof trousers.
  • Thermal long-johns & thermal top.
  • Jacket.
  • Fleece tops.
  • Fleece or polypropylene trousers (no denim or cotton).
  • Spare clothing for the evening.
  • Shorts and t-shirt (ideally made from synthetic fibres).
  • Map case.
  • Compass.
  • Torch: with spare batteries.
  • First aid kit: insect repellent, sunscreen, blister kits, pain relief and assorted bandages.
  • Water bottle.
  • Walking poles (if you already use these).
  • Small day sack (20-30L) for carrying your personal items.
  • Day sack liner / black bin bag / day sack waterproof cover.
  • Camera and film.
  • Binoculars.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Whistle.
  • GPS (if you already use one).

How do I get to the start of the holiday and back from the end?

We will provide you with information and guidance on how to get to the start of your holiday, but you will need to make the actual arrangements yourself.

Client Feedback

This was the holiday I was looking for .. to be out in the countryside and along the seaside with little worries. It was absolutely beautiful and we would highly recommend the Northumberland Coast Path. What made the holiday even more special was we did not have to worry about a thing. Our accommodation was taken care of, luggage transferred for us, breakfast/lunch provided so there was nothing left to do but enjoy the walk. An amazing part of the UK with such natural beauty and friendly people. We are grateful to Mickledore for making our first walking holiday carefree and memorable. We also thank the accommodations for taking such good care of us and we look forward to another walk in the future through Mickledore!

Northumberland Coast Path, August 2018
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Everything worked out, bags transferred, accommodation very good.

Hadrian’s Wall Walk, August 2018
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Well done. We had no anxiety about the arrangements working out. A lovely trip in beautiful country. Every person we met on the walk greeted us with smiles!

Northumberland Coast Path, August 2018
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