On Saturday 15 September 2012, walk for water so others don’t have to.

Craster to Warkworth

The walk begins at Craster, best known for its kippers, L Robson and Sons Ltd have supplied the Royal Family in the past. The kippers and smoked salmon are prepared in the traditional method of oak smoking – don’t leave until you give them a try! This walk passes the picturesque coastal village, Alnmouth was originally founded as a medieval borough or new town in 1150. Alnmouth became established as a grain port and shipbuilding centre between the years of 1207 and 1208 and today remains a beautiful and interesting village and is worth exploring. There are a variety of restaurants, pubs, coffee shops and gift shops for the discerning visitor to enjoy. The walk ends at the ancient fortified village of Warkworth which has a long history, built on a rocky spur within a tight loop of the River Coquet, close to the river mouth Warkworth is one of the jewels in the Northumberland crown, a pretty village that is unspoilt by both modern development and tourism.

12.0 miles / 19.0 km
Estimated Walking Time: 
4 - 5 hours
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