Northumberland Walking Guidebooks and Maps
Displayed below are Northumberland walking guidebooks and maps for ramblers. Some of the guidebooks are out of print but available from third-parties via Amazon.
The Ordnance Survey “Explorer” maps are available in standard quality (shown), as well as the tougher all-weather type.
Remember to look at our Pennine Way, Pennine Journey, Hadrian’s Wall Path, Northumberland National Park and Northumberland Coast pages for more Northumberland guidebooks.
We welcome suggestions for inclusion.
“This title presents an unique opportunity to discover and explore the lesser-known landscapes of the Northumberland Dales – a land of far horizons and secret corners. It includes routes in North and South Tynedale, Allendale, Hexhamshire, Blanchland and Hadrian’s Wall, and routes within easy access of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Durham and other popular locations – with forays into Cumbria and County Durham. It features 28 medium grade, cross-country walks offering variety and choice away from the tourist trail. Packed with interest on the history, industrial archaeology, geography and the traditions and culture of the area, it gives important information for each walk including distance, height gain, route plan, terrain and possible refreshment stops along with photographs, detailed maps and line drawings which complete the package.”
– Walking the Northumberland Dales: Hadrian’s Wall Country
“Pathfinder Northumberland and the Scottish Borders covering Blanchland, Melrose and Hartside. This selection offers interest, regional variety and balance of routes in Northumberland the the Scottish Borders providing the best walks in the area. From an easy stroll through Doddington Moor to the much more challenging walks in Windy Gyle this volume contains something for everyone. Covering walks through the whole of Northumberland both popular and little know scenic routes including Hadrian’s Wall, Thirlwall Castle and Longhoughton. -See walk locations by Looking Inside Inside: -28 great walks in Northumberland from 2 to 10 miles -Clear, large scale Ordnance Survey route maps -GPS reference for all Northumberland waypoints -Where to park, good pubs and places of interest en route -All routes have been fully researched and written by expert outdoor writers -Beautiful photography of scenes from the walks Pathfinder(R) Guides are Britain’s best loved walking guides. Made with durable covers, they are the perfect companion for countryside walks throughout Britain.Each title features circular walks with easy-to-follow route descriptions, large-scale Ordnance Survey route maps and GPS waypoints. With over 70 titles in the series, they offer essential information for walkers throughout the country.”
– Pathfinder Northumberland and Scottish Borders Outstanding Circular Walks