Saint Cuthbert’s Way

Some photos from our 75-mile (including side trails) hike along Saint Cuthbert’s Way from Melrose, Scotland, to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne off the coast of England.

Melrose Abbey

The face of Christ in the entryway to Melrose Abbey.

View from the Eildons

Hiking through the Eildons

Fields of Barley

River crossing

Trail signs

St.Cuthbert’s Way through the Cheviot Hills.

The Weetwood Bridge, originally built in the 16th Century.

A 1.2-mile side trail led us out into the Doddington Moors where Cuthbert worked as a shepherd when young, and to this Standing Stone from 12,000-3,000 BC.

Saint Cuthbert carved from the stump of a tree, and featuring one of the otters that helped warm him after saying the Psalter neck-deep in the North Sea.

St. Cuthbert’s Cave where the monks of Lindisfarne hid the saint’s body when Vikings attacked the island.

Nevermore visits with St. Cuthbert at Lindisfarne Abbey.