20 Sep 2019
Morpeth Heritage and Health Walks - Serpentís Column Walk
Starts: 10:30am Edlingham Castle, Edlingham, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2BW
Am all-day guided walk that takes in Edlingham Castle, Lemmington Hall, Serpent's Column and Alauna Roman Fort. Approximately 7 miles long, bring a picnic lunch.
A taster of the Morpeth Heritage and Health Walks which happen every three weekly Fridays. This walk takes in many different heritage sites in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside. Join a group of experienced walkers and enjoy a visit and talk about Edlingham before moving on. Lemmington Hall and Serpent's Column are opened especially for this HOD walk and are a must see. Also visit a northerly Roman Fort, Alauna, and imagine what the Romans felt in the cold frontierland of Northumberland. This walk has some steep hills and weather depending, it can be quite muddy. Wear sensible shoes and clothes, best for intermediate-confident walkers.
No booking required
Access Information: This is a countryside walk, therefore it is unfortunately not suitable for wheelchairs, prams or anyone unable to traverse steep, muddy or uneven ground. Walkers may encounter livestock and vehicles and must be alert to this. Unaccompanied children are not allowed on this walk.
Directions: Follow the B6341 Rothbury-Alnwick road and turn off at the brown signed 11th Century Church/Edlingham Castle. Park in the church carpark, or carefully along the road.
Part of the Morpeth Heritage Open Days programme 2019 coordinated by the Greater Morpeth Development Trust