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Spine Race -

This weekend is the start of the Winter Montane Spine Race, the ultimate UK challenge for participants.

In this interview I talk to Paul freeman, just before he sets off on the epic journey.

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Holy Island, Pilgrim's Route -

The line of poles marking the walking route to Holy Island have been in place for decades, but recently some of them had gone missing or become loose and recently the missing poles have been replaced.

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Rothbury Trenches -

In December 1914, early in WW1, volunteer soldiers of the Northumberland Fusiliers went to the moors above Rothbury to prepare for trench warfare in France, constructing a complex network of practice trenches.

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Hadrians Wall, Northumberland National Park, The Sill -

The Sill in Northumberland National Park is a Landscape Discovery Centre and new YHA Youth Hostel currently being constructed at Once Brewed in Northumberland.

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Holy Island, Pilgrim's Route -

Tips for walking across to Holy Island (Please also consult safe crossing times via Northumberland County Council website)

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