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 through Scottish Natural Heritage, you will get to know some of the smallest and most charming villages in Scotland and England, as well as incredible natural landscapes framed by the Cheviot Hills or the River Tweed.
- Visit Melrose and Dryburgh Abbeys, dating back to the 17th century.
- Explore St Cuthbert's Cave, a natural sandstone marvel in Northumberland.
- Visit Harmony Gardens, the only dried flower garden in Scotland
- 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.