Category Archives: hill

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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East Allen Valley 1st October 2017

With one of our group’s mainstays suffering from ill health, we swapped out his walk for this one –  favourite walk of mine along the East Allen valley. On a gloriously golden #Autumn day we set off from just outside … Continue reading

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Looping along the river Coquet September 3rd 2017

It’s quite daunting leading your first walk even with a group of friends you have known for years. What if you get lost? What if the footpaths are blocked? What if it rains? What if someone falls and breaks their … Continue reading

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Sunset Stroll at Stocksfield August 25th

One of our regular walk leaders, Kevin Hilton, suggested a short walk for this programme – only 2 ½ miles he said. How about we do this one evening? I suggested. Good idea. So here we were, parked up at … Continue reading

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A stroll in Slaggyford June 11th 2017

  Go on then, hands up who had heard of Slaggyford?? Me neither until I found this walk in the excellent book Walks in Tynedale & Allendale and was intrigued. This walk started in the village of Slaggyford itself – … Continue reading

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A Walk around Stanhope May 14th 2017

  There are some stonking views in Weardale – a green patchwork of vast moorland interlaced with dry stone walls and dotted with cosy looking villages. Too often the Tyne valley and even Swaledale and Wensleydale… .  . even Arkengarthdale … Continue reading

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