St. Cuthbert’s Way
St Cuthbert’s Way is a famous historic self-guided walking trail crossing the borders between Scotland and the Northumberland countryside. It finishes at the shores of the Holy Island, where St Cuthbert served as Bishop. Nowadays, it remains one of the most popular Christian pilgrim sites in Europe.
You will have the opportunity to explore many places associated with St Cuthbert and his life. You will walk a well-marked trail through dense forests, lush moorland, rolling farmland and across a causeway. You will have come in close contact with wonderful religious historic sites such as the ruins of Dryburgh Abbey and the cave where St Cuthbert’s where his remains are stored.
- Duration8 (6-9) Days I Difficulty: 2 (of 5)
- What is includedHand picked B&B, guesthouse and small hotel accommodation; Door to door baggage transfer as per itinerary; Transfer to your accommodation if a part of the package; Access to a detailed info pack, route book, maps and GPS tracks through a navigation app for smartphones; Emergency telephone support;
- What is not includedTravel to the start or from the finish of the walk; Lunches, dinners, snacks and drinks; Travel Insurance; Personal equipment; Transport when you need to skip a stage.
- Best periodApril, May, June, July, August, mid-September
Day 1. Arrival at Melrose
Day 2. Melrose - Harestanes / Overnight Jedburgh (24km, 6-7hrs, +/-450m)
Day 3. Harestanes - Morebattle (18km, 4-5hrs, +/-100m)
Day 4. Morebattle - Kirk Yetholm (11km, 3-3,30hrs, +/-250m)
Day 5. Kirk Yetholm - Wooler (22km, 6-7hrs, +/-620m)
Day 6. Wooler - Fenwick (20km, 6hrs, +/-400m)
Day 7. Fenwick - Lindisfarne (10km, 2,30hrs, +/-50m)
Day 8. Departure day
Single room & Solo Traveler supplement
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