Category Archives: hill

Up on the Moors June 9th 2019

This fantastic walk took us way down south to the North Yorkshire moors – a rare outing south of the Tees for us. It meant a bit of a drive from Northumberland, but as we have members of our group … Continue reading

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The depths of Northumbria May 12th Hepple Bridge

If our last walk took us to the hidden corners of Weardale, this walk took us to equivalent territory in Northumberland. We are seasoned walkers within the beautiful Tyne valley and coast but only occasionally venture to the northern reaches … Continue reading

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Weardale Walking 28th April 2019

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; Weardale is glorious walking country. It’s relatively unknown outside of the North East and consequently relatively untrodden. That’s a good thing but also something that limits its prosperity. The villages are … Continue reading

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My favourite Allen valley walk 17th March 2019

One of the perks of being a Walks Coordinator is that you can schedule your favourite walk on your birthday! Hence, this walk in the lovely valley of the river East Allen. We do this walk regularly and it never … Continue reading

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Craghead; where Hollywood meets County Durham: 3rd March 2019

That intriguing title has worked as clickbait hasn’t it? This walk, around the Stanley area of County Durham, passed by a local character who went on to become a big cheese in Hollywood so read on for more! We started … Continue reading

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Wylam and Ovingham walk 28th October

Although the weather forecast was a bit threatening, this walk escaped all but the briefest of showers and we enjoyed a glorious Autumn day. Starting out at the Tyne Riverside Country Park car park, on the Prudhoe side of the … Continue reading

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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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