Things to Do

Visit the highest pub, highest waterfall and highest market town in England, explore the deepest potholes, or relax in friendly pubs, see cheese being made, try your hand at making a rope …

Great days out
for all ages!

Discover memorable days out on and around the Trail with our list of local attractions and suggested itineraries. 
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From fabulous walking festivals to local farmers markets and village fetes, there's always something happening. Check out the events listing to see what's on.

Kirkcarrion Photograph: Ben Gamble (
Walking event: Join Prof. David Evans to explore the area around Kirkcarrion and its ice age past.Our route ... Read more
water vole by Sylvia Fresson
Walking event: A 6km walk suitable for families (but not pushchairs) through the woods and meadows along ... Read more
Talkin Tarn by Les Hull
Walking event: Join David and Kathy Howe to explore the far west of the North Pennines AONB on this circular ... Read more
Bumblebee by Ruth Starr-Keddle
Walking event: Join the North Pennines AONB Partnership’s staff staff and volunteers to explore the plant ... Read more

Trail Gallery


With a GPS device - or a GPS-enabled mobile phone you can join in with a treasure hunt.
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Trail Video