Northern Saints Trail Visitor Guide

Northern Saints Trails Visitor Guide

The 55-page full colour visitor guide includes route descriptions and maps of the six Northern Saints Trails:


The Way of Life: Gainford-Bishop Auckland-Durham City

The Way of Learning: Jarrow-Sunderland-Durham

The Angel’s Way: Seaton Sluice-Newcastle-Gateshead-Chester-le-Street-Durham

The Way of Love: Hartlepool-Durham

The Way of Light: Heavenfield/Hexham-Durham

The Way of the Sea: Warkworth-North Shields


Price: £5.00

Plus £1 postage and packaging when purchasing through the Visit County Durham Shop.


How to Purchase




Please note the Northern Saints Visitor Guide can only be purchased online.

Northern Saints Passport

Northern Saints Trails Passport

The Northern Saints Passport allows visitors to collect stamps at attractions and places to eat and drink along the six Northern Saints routes. Northern Saints Trails Passport IconLook out for venues that showcase the passport icon on the Northern Saints Trails website. View the current participating venues, with new locations added regularly. The Northern Saints Passports can also be purchased from the reception at Durham Cathedral, Palace Green Library, Durham City, Hexham Abbey, St Hilda’s Visitor Centre, Hartlepool and St Paul’s in Jarrow. Opening days and times for participating attractions and venues can vary. To make the most of your visit and to avoid disappointment, please check their opening times on the venue’s entry on this website or on their own individual websites.


Price: £2.00

(plus £1 handling fee)
Postage and handling fees vary for multiple items, contact us for details.



How to Purchase


Call: 03000 26 26 26

The contact centre is open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm, but we are closed weekends and Bank Holidays.
(Calls – cost of a local call, calls from mobiles may vary.).


Email: (Please do not provide your payment details. We will call you back to complete the purchase.)


Please note - The map on the Northern Saints Trails Passport cover is for geographical orientation of the six trails and key locator attractions only.  Please note that not all the attractions shown on the cover are currently participating in the passport.