As the river Coquet approaches the sea it flows through the small village of
Warkworth with its Castle. Approximately a couple of miles from Amble it is a rather special
village.The Castle is naturally with the Percy's at Alnwick. It is managed by English Heritage and remains a very
Nearby is "The Hermitage". Take the path down to the river and you will soon see the hermitage which in reality
a small chapel and sleeping room carved into a sandstone boulder. The inscription carved into the rock says "tears
have been my meat day and night".