At present Walk North covers Northumberland and Cumbria. We hope to include some walks from Yorkshire at some point in the future. A description and maps are given for each walking route but we recommend you always carry a map.
Northumberland is an extensive county with wide horizons where space and solace in in abundance and time is measured with the rise and fall of the sun. Stretching from the Scottish borders down to the fabulous city of Newcastle and west to the Cumbrian border. The diversity of scenery in this county is vast; Northumberland walks offer choices of magnificient coastline, leafy lanes and silver rivers or exhilarting hilltops. All in one beautiful county.
Cumbria is probably the most well known country in England for walking, with some of the finest routes on offer. The Lake District being a major part of the walking region; with some of the countries most magnificent views available to all abilities and an abundance of amenities it has become popular with all levels of walkers. However popular has its disadvantages in that you will find many other people enjoying your climb or lakeside ramble with you. Not always a problem and for many a welcome part of the walk. But what about outside of the National Park? Well there is an abundance of hidden gems where you can walk in a more tranquil setting. An ideal area to explore in the months of July and August when the Lake District is at its peak tourist season. The Eden Valley offers some excellent low level walking whilst still providing some magnificient views along side beautiful sandstone villages set amongst the rolling fields. In the west the Solway Coast will provide any walker with spectaculr views and broad, sweeping bays of sand.