Craster to Dunstanburgh Castle This walk sets foot from the fishing village of Craster to the ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle. If time and energy levels permit, continue on to the long sweep of Embleton Sands. Start in Craster and walk towards Dunstanburgh Castle, passing Craster harbour. The path takes you through farmland with the rocky shoreline to your right.

Five short weekend walks for families in Northumberland

In Northumberland, we are blessed with some of the finest walking routes the UK has to offer.

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From its stunning coastline and beautiful beaches to its rugged hills and crags, we are fortunate enough have it all.

With the summer holidays fast approaching, parents and grandparents seeking an outdoor escape for their children and grandchildren will be planning their days out.

However, little legs can tire easily so here’s our guide to the top five short(ish) walks for families.

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