The beautiful long-distance St Cuthbert's Way, named after the monk and bishop Cuthbert of Lindisfarne, links Melrose Abbey and island of Lindisfarne (Holy Island), which runs through the Scottish Borders to the Northumberland region of England.
Through this route created in 1996 and designated as one of Scotland's great trails within Scottish Natural Heritage, you'll explore historic, cultural paths, beautiful natural landscapes and some historic routes, such as Dere Street, near the village of Maxton, a road built by the Roman Empire to connect villages, towns and military bases.
- Visit Melrose and Dryburgh Abbeys, dating back to the 17th century.
- Explore St Cuthbert's Cave, a natural sandstone marvel in Northumberland.
- Get to know Holy Island, one of the most emblematic Christian sites in Europe.
- Discover the ruins of ancient castles such as Lindisfarne or Cessford.
- Cross a marsh crossing on the Pilgrims' Way.
- Tour Northumberland National Park in the north of England, ideal for bird watching.