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Northumberland: Hike, Bike & Kayak (Source to Sea)

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Northumberland: Hike, Bike & Kayak (Source to Sea)

Flanked with wild countryside, ancient ruins and views to stop you in your tracks, a journey along the magnificent River Tyne is an absolute must to get the most out of northeast England. With a local leader by your side, travel to the sources of the North and South Tyne, explore the point where they both meet, and follow them all the way to Tynemouth. Visit Northumberland National Park, Hadrian’s Wall, Newcastle and the Kielder Forest. Whether you’re on foot, on a bike or in a kayak, this spectacular corner of the country is sure to leave you in awe.

Activities
  • Kielder Forest walk
  • Kielder Forest & Tyne River cycling tour
  • Sycamore Gap visit
  • Hadrian's Wall walk
  • Alston to Hexham cycling tour
  • Warden Rock kayaking adventure
  • Tyne River cycling tour to Tynemouth
  • Tynemouth Beach walk
Highlights
  • Follow the North and South Tyne through the spectacular scenery of Northumberland by bike, on foot and in a kayak or canoe.
  • Enjoy stunning accommodation in an old inn dating back over 300 years in Northumberland National Park and a Victorian townhouse turned hotels with views of the 6th-century Abbey in Hexham.
  • Cycle into the wild heart of Northumberland, walk along the ancient roman ruins of Hadrian’s Wall and visit the Sycamore Gap, one of the country’s most photographed trees.
  • Explore the beautiful Kielder Forest on the border of England and Scotland, where the North Tyne river rises and the dark skies make for a perfect spot for stargazing.
  • Cycle from Alston, the highest market town in England, down through the Tyne Gap valley, then take to the water in a canoe or kayak and explore the point where the North and South Tyne meets.
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
About Intrepid Travel
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We get it – travel’s a big decision. It’s not every day you fly across the world to wander the souks of Marrakech or enjoy a dreamy Angkor sunrise. But for us, it’s been our everyday for the past three decades (whew, we’re old). Let’s just say we know what travellers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on Google. And of course, an authentic real life experience.

Our leaders are born and raised in-count ...
Jun 12, 2022 through
Sep 04, 2022
3 Nights from
$1,510.00 (USD)
Per Person
Various departures
7321803
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Newcastle upon Tyne to Kielder Forest
2 Northumberland National Park
3 Hexham
4 Newcastle upon Tyne
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.