Looking for adventure?

If you are visiting the north of England and looking for adventure, then you have come to the right place.

North East Guides delivers outdoor activity packages in various locations around the area, all designed to make the most of your stay, and give you a positive outdoor experience.


Bess and Roy
Bess and Roy are important members of the team at North East Guides.  Roy is a Mountain Rescue Search Dog, who accompanies us on most of our activities.

Our services

Some of the services we provide are -

Guided walks

Bamburgh castle

Our guided walks take place all the year round in Northumberland, the Cheviots, Hadrian's Wall, the North Pennines, and Lake District.

You can find full details and book here.  

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Expeditions

We are a Licenced AAP and can provide training and assessment for your DofE Expedition. If you are in need of assessor for your DofE Expedition, please contact us.

Private guiding

Need a guide for a National or Yorkshire 3 Peak Challenge? Or perhaps St. Cuthbert's Way, St. Oswald's Way, or Hadrian's Wall Path? Get in touch to see how we can help.

Navigation Courses

NNAS courses in Northumberland. Bronze, Silver and Gold Level NNAS courses are available all year round. One day navigation courses; suitable as a refresher or introduction. Night navigation available on request.

Leadership Courses

Level 3 Qualification in Lowland Expedition Leadership (LEL) - this is a nationally recognised qualification for leading groups in the countryside, ideal for teachers and youth workers etc.

Hill & Mountain Skills

We now provide these nationally accredited courses - more information here.

Mountain Leader Refreshers

These days are tailored to suit the participants; some may be preparing for an upcoming Assessment, others may have been deferred, and wish to fine tune their navigation, or some other area of weakness. Get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Other services

We can provide courses tailored to suit your requirements and proficiency.  (Just give us a call to discuss what you have in mind.) For example, we offer courses in:

Bookings and enquiries

You can quickly book places on any of our available guided walks via the Walks page, on a Navigation course via the Navigation Courses page or on a Hill & Mountain Skills course.


Guided Walks  | Navigation Courses  | Hill & Mountain Skills Courses

If you need more information, call us, send us an email or fill in the enquiry form - details here.



Accommodation is not included, however we can arrange it on your behalf, or recommend somewhere to suit your requirements.


RucksackDon't let a lack of equipment put you off; we have a stock of waterproofs, rucksacks etc. available to anyone who books a place on a walk or course.