Buried secrets at Housesteads
Make your way around Housesteads Fort. En route you'll visit Roman Quarry and Chapel Hill including some historical sights.
Housesteads to Steel Rigg
Explore Hadrian's Wall Country on this 8 mile walk (3hrs). You'll venture through Hotbank and have a chance to learn about archaeology, birds and insects.
Allen Banks Woodland Walk
Just down the road at Allen Banks there's a wonderful 2.5m (50 mins) woodland walk. Here you'll encounter wildflowers, fungi and hopefully wildlife.
If you prefer to use two wheels - that's great. Hadrian’s Wall Country has amazing cycling. Although not always the flattest, the cycling around Hadrian’s Wall and the Tyne valley is quiet, varied and stunning. We might be biased, but the combination of hills, rivers, Roman archaeology and traffic-free roads is hard to beat.
Use your bike to explore England’s quietest county, travel between Roman sites, experience the area’s landscape and history, or test yourself on some of the toughest roads the country can offer. The variety of cycling around Hadrian’s Wall country will leave you tired, but coming back for more!
The area is served by several National Cycle Network cycle routes, and beyond these lie a myriad of small roads and cycle paths that are enjoyable for beginners and children, to hardened experts. Take your pick from disused railway paths, exposed moorland summits or winding wooded valleys.
We are also involved in delivering Sky Ride Local guided rides.
68 Pennine Cycleway,72 Hadrian's Cycleway,10 Reivers Route,7 Sea to Sea,Haltwhistle - Alston.
With its stunning scenery Haltwhistle provides some fantastic places to ride.
Northumberland has plenty of landmarks and cool places to explore.
If mountain biking is your bag then there's no better place to head than Kielder.
The locals are a great help and there are various routes posted on Map My Ride.
If you like a little competition then we suggest Strava, and pit yourself against the locals.