Monthly Archives: October 2016

Simonside 9th October 2016

Another in our series of Autumn 2016 moorland walks – this time way up in Northumberland near to the lovely town of Rothbury. After a bit of a twisty turny drive through sunshine and showers we arrived at Lordenshaws car … Continue reading

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Edmundbyers 2nd October 2016

Through sheer luck or just bad organisation (more likely) we ended up walking in an area very close to our last walk two weeks ago. That’s no bad thing when the landscape is so stunning as the Durham moors is … Continue reading

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Baybridge\Stanhope 18th September 2016

With late summer at its height we drove deep into the border lands between Northumberland, Weardale and County Durham for this walk. The sun was out. The Family Ramblers were out. The Start Point was a simple parking space\lay-by in … Continue reading

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Pontop Pike, September 4th 2016

If you’re talking landmarks and you’re talking County #Durham into the bargain, things don’t come more iconic than Pontop Pike aerial mast. It can be seen for miles around and at some point in the olden days you will have … Continue reading

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