Craster is a lovely village on the scenic Northumberland coastline and walking enthusiasts of all ages can enjoy the various circular routes we have on offer! This route follows the spectacular Northumberland Coast, passing the ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle and the bracken and heather covered slopes of The Heugh.
Walking north, this picturesque coastal footpath from the village follows the spectacular Northumberland Coast, passing the ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle, then heads inland, returning to Craster via the bracken and heather covered slopes of The Heughs. Dunstanburgh Castle is an iconic castle ruin, once one of the largest and grandest fortifications in Northern England. The castle dominates one of the most beautiful stretches of Northumberland coastline and is well worth a visit!
Craster is 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, so make sure you give them a try! WaterAid will have a base all day in the garden of the Jolly Fisherman pub in the centre of Craster overlooking the sea. There will be people there to talk about WaterAid, information on walks and good food and refreshments. This is a glorious way to explore the area and its local history, whilst also raising money for some of the world’s poorest communities who still have to walk miles to reach water.