Lime walk - April's walk of the month

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

Map

Start:

Cragend car park, grid ref: NU0824601172

1

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

2

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

3

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

The shepherd's hut

4

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

The stone cutting bench

End:

Cragend car park, grid ref: NU0824601172

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Lime walk - April's walk of the month

How to get here

Address
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.

Lime walk - April's walk of the month

Facilities and access

  • Dogs on leads welcome