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Highlights of the St Cuthbert's Way

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Highlights of the St Cuthbert's Way

  • Step back in history discovering the highlights of the St Cuthbert's Way
  • Cross the tidal causeway to Holy Island of Lindisfarne
  • Follow a historic pilgrimage trail visiting interesting sites
  • Enjoy varied scenery and breathe in the fresh sea breeze
  • Meet friendly and welcoming Northumbrian hosts
Discover the most iconic places along the St Cuthbert's Way in the Scottish Borders and on the Northumberland Coast. This historic pilgrimage trail has been frequented by generations of travellers making their way to Holy Island. Explore the market town of Wooler at the foot of the Cheviot Hills and enjoy a refreshing pint in one of the pubs on the main street. Follow the route through an ever-changing landscape, from forests with striking views to rural farmland and quiet Northumbrian beaches on the coast. The walking distances allow time to visit interesting sights such as St Cuthbert's Cave, where monks took St Cuthbert's body as they fled from the Vikings. Cross the tidal causeway to Lindisfarne and spend two days exploring one of Europe's most famous Christian sites.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Wooler & Overnight Day 2 Wooler to Fenwick/Beal 12.5 miles / 20 km Day 3 Fenwick/Beal to Lindisfarne 6 miles / 10 km Day 4 Circular walk on Holy Island 5 miles / 8 km Day 5 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 4kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 4kg is equivalent to 2.5 avocados. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.

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