OROS England Northumberland Bamburgh
UK Northumberland Lindisfarne Holy Island

There’s a large area between the Tyne and the Scottish border that is little troubled by tourists but full of walking possibilities. It’s not a widely marketed destination for inn-to-inn walking holidays and luggage transfer services may be patchy.

In fact England’s least populated countryside includes no cites and few towns, so expect to have to plan inn-to-inn holiday routes carefully around limited accommodation and transport links.

Much easier is a centre-based walking trip, either based on the coast or in the Cheviots.

Walking in the UK

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I’ve been walking the coasts, fells and fens of the UK for decades, revisiting the popular spots and seeking out hidden gems in my role as a travel journalist and TV researcher. For a group of small islands, we are truly spoiled for choice in the UK when it comes to walking holidays. There are the obvious – and often busy – walking hotspots, but also myriad quieter corners that even few native Brits are familiar more

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