Slow Northumberland & Durham: Including Newcastle, Hadrian's Wall and the Coast

Front Cover
Bradt Travel Guides, Apr 17, 2012 - Travel - 310 pages
0 Reviews
Northumbria is home to the loneliest stretches of moorland and coast in the country. The region has much to offer the nature lover, walking enthusiast, history buff, gastronome and gardener: rare wildlife, Georgian architecture, the Pennine hills, Hadrian's Wall, Alnwick Gardens and Alnwick Castle, featured in the Harry Potter films. Gemma Hall shares her love of Northumberland, Durham and Tyneside, guiding visitors through historic towns, cities and villages; across the Cheviot Hills and along Northumberland's Heritage Coast; to outdoor swimming spots, high altitude flower meadows and the wooded gorges of the Durham coast.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Tyne and Wear
1
Northumberland coast
59
Hadrians Wall country
103
Kielder to Morpeth
141
The Hills Cheviots Simonsides Border
179
Durham city coast and around
225
North Pennines
265
Index
306
Back cover
311
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2012)

Gemma Hall is a freelance travel, nature and outdoors writer who grew up in the North East. Her family live in Newcastle and Northumberland and she has local knowledge of the communities, natural history and built heritage of England's most tranquil corner. She has explored the coasts of Northumberland and Durham on many sailing, walking and birdwatching trips and she has an intimate knowledge of the region's uplands having extensively explored Northumberland National Park and the North Pennines on foot and by bicycle. She has completed a number of long-distance trails including Hadrian's Wall Way, St Cuthbert's Way and the Northumberland and Durham Coast paths. Gemma is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and has worked for the RSPB, National Trust and British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV) on a number of conservation projects in the North East, the UK and abroad.

Bibliographic information