St Oswald's Way

St Oswald was King of Northumbria in the early 7th century and played a major part in bringing Christianity to his people.


The St Oswald's Way links three important sites associated with the Northumbrian King and Saint, the Holy Island of Lindisfarne where he established the monastery that became the ‘cradle of Christianity in England’; Bamburgh which was his royal capital; and Heavenfield where he camped before winning the famous battle that made him King.

Opened in 2006, St Oswald's Way is a 97 mile long-distance walking route exploring some of the finest stretches of the Northumberland coastline and upland landscapes. From the Holy Island of Lindisfarne in the north, St. Oswald's Way follows the coast as far south as Warkworth before heading inland, passing through Rothbury (the home of Shepherds Walks Holidays) before heading out to Heavenfield.

Holidays

self-guided

Walk the complete St Oswald's Way long distance trail on this self guided trip.

7 days/6 nights

grade 2
£735.00
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self-guided

Walk the complete St Oswald's Way long distance trail on this self guided trip.

10 days/9 nights

grade 2
£1,030.00
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self-guided

Walk the highlights of St Oswald's Way long distance trail on this self guided trip.

7 days/6 nights

grade 2
£675.00
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