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12 stunning images that capture the beauty and hidden gems of St Cuthbert's Way

The St Cuthbert’s Way is almost certainly the United Kingdom’s premier pilgrimage and one of its most iconic and profoundly meaningful long distance walks.

The Way spans the Border country of Scotland and England, following the life and wanderings of one of our best loved Saints, from Melrose all the way to Lindisfarne, by way of the hidden gem that is the Northumberland National Park. Taken from The Great Glen Way: an interactive guide. Text and Images: Glen Cousquer. Taken from St Cuthbert's Way: an interactive guide. Available soon as an iPhone app, a book for iPad and a Kindle Book, all published by World Adventure Guides.

While the Camino to Santiago de Compostella may be the best known of pilgrimages; the St Cuthberts Way allows us to take on a spiritually rewarding walk much closer to home and over a shorter distance.

1. Introduction

While the Camino to Santiago de Compostella may be the best known of pilgrimages; the St Cuthberts Way allows us to take on a spiritually rewarding walk much closer to home and over a shorter distance.
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The route, of around 63 miles, can easily be completed in five to six days, rewarding the weary walker with an unforgettable crossing of the tidal sands that separate Lindisfarne from mainland Northumberland.

2. The route

The route, of around 63 miles, can easily be completed in five to six days, rewarding the weary walker with an unforgettable crossing of the tidal sands that separate Lindisfarne from mainland Northumberland.
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This route can be done during most times of the year.  However it does snow here in the winter months and can get very cold.

3. When to go

This route can be done during most times of the year. However it does snow here in the winter months and can get very cold.
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The St Cuthberts Way spans the Border country of Scotland and England, following the life and wanderings of one of our best loved Saints. Whether you are walking  or wandering, we are sure you will enjoy it all.

4. Pilgrimage or walk?

The St Cuthberts Way spans the Border country of Scotland and England, following the life and wanderings of one of our best loved Saints. Whether you are walking or wandering, we are sure you will enjoy it all.
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