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Tommy Armstrong Walk, Tanfield 9th December

  Low, bright winter sun made the journey to today’s start point somewhat dangerous. We could barely see the road, oncoming traffic or indeed road signs such was the glaring and blinding light from the sun as we drove east … Continue reading

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A walk around Beamish Woods 25th November

This lovely short walk started out near to the excellent Beamish Museum. There’s a car park just off the A693 on the road to the museum that has a few footpaths leading off it into the woods. We started off … Continue reading

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Sunderland Bridge and Croxdale Hall 11th November

Autumn 2018 has been a delight. It started early with a chilly stretch of weather in early October and that kick-started the colour change in the trees. Dry and still weather followed with cool nights and so we had an … 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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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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Catching up with the Family Ramblers

A few walking blogs to catch up with – such tardiness on my behalf! Here are our recent summery Family Rambles starting with  …  .     . A walk around Annfield Plain April 30th   Although this walk took place in … Continue reading

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A walk in Consett; 5th February

Hmmm, I can see you’re thinking ‘A walk in Consett? In February? Good luck with that!’ Well, I can tell you that it was astonishingly rural, full of unexpected views and took in a quiet corner of the North East … Continue reading

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