Short Walks Around St. Oswald’s Way – Country

St. Oswald's Way Countryside Short Walks in Northumberland

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The Country short walks are circular walks based in the southern, inland part of St. Oswald’s Way and vary from 3 to 8 miles in length. Most of them are little more than a gentle stroll and give you plenty of time to enjoy the scenery, history and take in some of the local amenities. They give you the chance to see some of the beautiful landscapes and historical sites that make Northumberland special.

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Felton – 3 miles (5 km) or 5 miles (8 km)
Great Whittington – 5 miles (8 km)
Heavenfield and Wall – 3.5 miles (5.5 km)
A Pilgrimage to Heavenfield – 4.5 miles (7.5 km)
Kirkwhelpington – 3 miles (5 km)
Rothbury – 7.5 miles (12 km)
Rothbury and Newtown – 4.5 miles (7.5 km)
West Thirston – 3 miles (5 km)

Most of these walks follow public rights of way and other paths. There are, however, sections where country roads must be used. Please take great care when walking along roads and remember to follow the Highway Code.