Lime walk

Walking trail

This challenging walk involves some ascents and descents in the heart of the woodland to pass by the 18th century shepherd's hut.

The rugged landscape of Cragside



Cragend car park, grid ref: NU0824601172


Start at Cragend car park. Facing the car park’s entrance, turn left and follow the path straight uphill


At the top of the short uphill climb, you will have reached a resting point complete with views of the surrounding Northumbrian countryside

A bench overlooking views of the Northumbrian countryside


Keep following the waymarked path, past shepherd’s hut which you'll see on your right

The shepherd's hut


At the end of the route you’ll pass a stone cutting bench and return to Cragend car park

The stone cutting bench


Cragend car park, grid ref: NU0824601172

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How to get here

Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 7PX
By road

13 miles (21km) south-west of Alnwick (B6341) and 15 miles (24km) north-west of Morpeth on Wooler road (A697), turn left on to B6341 at Moorhouse Crossroads, entrance 1 mile (1.6km) north of Rothbury.

Parking: The walk begins at Cragend car park, accessed by car by taking the carriage drive from the main car park, through the House arches.

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Facilities and access

  • Dogs on leads welcome