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Rothbury, Simonside -

Distance: 10 miles (15 km)

Maps: Explorer maps OL42 and 332

Walking time: 5 hours

Start and Finish point: Rothbury. Cowhaugh car park (Grid ref - NU 057015) situated next to the river Coquet. If you are entering Rothbury on the B6342 from the south (Cambo direction), turn left just before you cross the bridge as you approach Rothbury village centre. The car park is immediately on your right, next to the river.

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Warkworth -

Distance: 2 miles (3.2 km)

Maps: OS Explorer 332

Walking time: 1 ½ hours

Start and Finish point: Stanners Car Park, Warkworth. If you are travelling down Warkworth High Street, heading north, turn left just before the ‘The Greenhouse’. Go down the side of the church (sign Car Parking) and then turn left just before the river. You can park anywhere on your right after that turning. Grid reference: NU246062

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Distance: 4.5 miles (7.2 km)

Maps: Explorer maps OL42 and 332

Walking time: 2 hours

Start:  Thropton – Local Bus stop (grid ref - NU031021).

Finish: Rothbury – Local Bus stop.

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St Cuthbert's Cave -

Distance: 4.5 miles (7.2 km)

Maps: Explorer Map 340

Walking time: 2 1⁄2 hours

Start: St Cuthbert’s Cave Car Park (grid ref - NU051351)

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Alnwick, Pastures -

Distance: 3.5 miles (5.6 km)

Maps: Explorer map 332

Walking time: 1 1⁄2 hours

Start: Alnwick Market Place (grid ref - NU186133)

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