Author Archives: Family Walking Group

An afternoon walk around Haydon Bridge, 14th October

This turned out to be the first proper Autumn walk of our 2018 programme. The weather was crisp and clear and the leaves had started to change colour; this all contributed to a lovely afternoon walk in the Tyne Valley. … Continue reading

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Sunday 7th October Finchale Abbey walk

This was yet another lovely walk and the first one this year with a decidedly Autumnal feel to it. We started in a skinny little parking lane by the side of what seemed to be a Formula 1 practice track! … Continue reading

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Waters Meet: 29th September

Part two of Kev’s double-header was a short sprint more than a long distance walk. Like the 60m sprint at the indoor athletics. We started out near the bridge at Warden and then dipped between the few pretty houses and … Continue reading

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Walwick Fell walking: Sunday 23rd September 2018

  We started off the new programme with an afternoon walk courtesy of Kevin Hilton. Starting out on a sunny day we left from Kev’s house in Newbrough and followed the road up and through the village. And up. And … Continue reading

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Rambling in Rowlands Gill; February 18th

  Do you think it’s best to get a steep climb out of the way early in a walk or wait until the end? For this walk we were straight into it from the off. Starting out in the Derwent … Continue reading

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A snowy walk in Langley 21st January 2018

Northumberland has had a few snowfalls during December but this walk started out in very cold but clear conditions. Starting from the village of Langley, near Haydon Bridge, we walked past the Langley Furniture Works and down a steep, frozen … Continue reading

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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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