Author Archives: Family Walking Group

2018 Programme (January – June) now available.

Yes folks it’s here, the moment you’ve all been waiting for. Our new walks programme from January through to June is now available on the Current Programme of Walks page. We have a wide variety of ‘Old Favourites’ that will take … Continue reading

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New 2018 Programme Coming Soon

Our Walks Programmes each cover a six month stretch and we therefore produce two per year to cover the calendar. I’m just finalising dates and walks for the first half of 2018 and hope to publish this very soon. You’ll … Continue reading

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A Christmas walk from Corbridge 17th December 2017

Our Christmas walk is one of the highlights of our walking year. It’s the one walk of the year where we can guarantee most of our children (now rapidly growing up) will turn up and walk with us. The enticement … Continue reading

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A Frosty Walk from Wall 10th December 2017

  This was a proper Winter walk. The mercury was below zero, frost sparkled on walls and paths and the previously muddy ground was solid beneath our boots. It was a little spoiled by a farmer spreading muck in the … Continue reading

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Wylam Wanderings 26th November 2017

Now I like a nice bit of complicated map reading as much as the next man, but sometimes you want a nice easy walk on a good footpath and an itinerary that doesn’t involve a compass, GPS triangulation and returning … Continue reading

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Haydon Bridge Hike 12th November 2017

  Our preferred driving route to the Lakes usually consists of A69-Haydon Bridge-A686 to Langley and then on through Whitfield to Alston. The road from Haydon Bridge to Langley is a lovely twisty-turny road through the thickly wooded valley of … Continue reading

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Witton Gilbert ramblings 29th October 2017

I work near Witton Gilbert and so the drive to get to this walk was rather like going to work on a Sunday. Which can never be a good thing. Thankfully this walk was a good thing. The early segment … Continue reading

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