Ordnance Survey Maps
|Maps covering the Alnwick, Rothbury and Coquetdale
||Prices shown for AQUA3T laminated all weather
|OUTDOOR LEISURE : 4 cm to 1 km - 2.5 inches
to 1 mile
These maps cover Britain's National Parks and popular Areas of Outstanding
Natural Beauty. Packed with detail they are invaluable to the tourist
and holiday maker as well as the serious walker or climber.
OL16 for the Cheviot
Hills & the Scottish Borders (£12.99)
OL42 for Kielder Water
& Rothbury (£12.99)
|EXPLORER : 4 cm to 1 km - 2.5 inches to 1
Covering well known, but perhaps less explored recreational areas
and beauty spots throughout the country. With selected tourist information
added, they will enable the walker, hill climber or cyclist to carry
out a full and rewarding exploration of the area.
332 for Alnwick &
Northumberland Coast (£11.99)
|LANDRANGER : 2 cm to 1 km - 1.25 inches to
purpose: Packed full of information to help you really get to
know an area. 204 Landranger maps cover the country; each map covers
an area of 40 x 40 km (25 x 25 miles) and like other Ordnance Survey
maps, National Grid squares are provided so that any feature can
be given a unique reference number.
LR 80 for the Cheviot
LR 81 for Alnwick,
Rothbury & Morpeth. (£11.99)
When ordering the above maps from AQUA3, please mention the
Visit Alnwick Web Site.
Survey Maps are available online
Hills - Superwalker detailed waterproof map covers the
Borders region from Kirk Yetholm to Wooler in the north, through
Ingram to Alwinton in the south. The Cheviot, Newton Tors and
Kirknewton are good walking areas. Includes the northern section
of the Penine Way from Kirk Yetholm to Brownhart Law.
Local Publications & Guides
Holiday Guide (Free) - A guide to Northumberland, with
beautiful photography and accommodation details for Northumberland and the Alnwick Area.
Moor House Walks - A 24 page guide published by New Moor
House Cottages featuring six walks around Rothbury, such as Simonside,
Thrunton Mill, Long Crag and Edlingham.
Walks - Excellent "print and post" walks based in Northumberland
and Northumberland National
and Coquetdale by Frank Graham
- Alnwick - "SIX OF THE BEST WALKS"
Six walks based around Alnwick, printed by "Glen Graphics" Wooler. See their other walks in Northumberland.
by Lee Frost & Eric Robson
- superb book with some fantastic full page images of Northumberland,
and the wider Northumbria
Buildings - Northumberland by Nikolaus Pevsner + various
A guide to Northumberland's architectural pleasures, ranging from
Hadrian's Wall, Warkworth & Alnwick Castles to ruins in the
valleys of the Coquet and the Aln. There are also vivid descriptions
of country houses, such as Cragside, along with monuments of a
great industrial past and a wealth of smaller buildings.
in the Secret Kingdom
by Edward Baker
37 walks detailed by the author who has lived in Northumberland
all his life, demonstrates his great knowledge of the area, its
wildlife and its history. Many of the walks are in the "easy"
and "medium" range and are ideal for family walking where the
rigours of serious hill walking are too great for the older and
in Northumberland and North East England Collins
The tours in this guide range from short rides suitable for all
the family to half and full-day rides suitable for more experienced
cyclists. There are on and off-road routes, gradient diagrams
and mileage throughout each ride. At-a-glance information boxes
summarize each tour.
Around Northumberland by Arnold Robinson
- Walks from Wooler available
from Wooler and Morpeth Tourist Information Office, Fenwick Newcastle, and from
by Rob Talbot & Robin Whiteman
- excellent photography and information on all the attractions
of the region.
Walks with Children by Stephen Rickerby
Covering the North East from the Tees to the Tweed, this guide
book includes over 20 walks suitable for families. There are questions
and spotting checklists to interest the children, as well as practical
information for parents.
the Cheviots by Edward Baker
The walks in this guide provide an excellent introduction to the
Cheviots, for weekend family walkers and experienced hill walkers.
Each route contains details of the natural history, geology and
archaeology of the area within the descriptive text.
Tours Ordnance Survey
Offering 24 on- and off-road cycle routes in Northumberland and
County Durham for touring and mountain bikers. Each is mapped
at a scale of 1:50,000 with route directions. Extra information
includes places of interest, indication of terrain, and length
of each tour.
Frith's Northumberland Tyne & Wear - 100 detailed
historic photographs from The Francis Frith Collection with extended
captions and full introduction. Suitable for tourists, local historians
and general readers.
- The Cheviot Hills available
Wooler and Morpeth Tourist
Information Offices, Fenwick
Newcastle and from
Northumberland Tourism are now compiling a useful list of publications and downloads for
local information please go to their webpage for more info
If you are a local publisher or know of a useful tourism
based publication for this area please let us know and we may be able
to list the details on our site. Books or maps on walks, touring, stories
etc are all particularly relevant. Contact