Category Archives: muddy

Hexhamshire 2nd April 2017

Well here we are again after a long-ish #walk break due to logistics problems. Our return to walking saw us in sunny #Hexhamshire – and boy was it sunny! We started out in the car park opposite the lovely Dipton … Continue reading

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A walk around Ponteland; 26th February 2017

Believe it or not we’ve never walked in this part of Northumberland before today. A good day to break our Ponteland duck then. It was a bright and breezy day at 11:00 when we started out with the threat of … 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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Walking thoughts; a reconnoitre

  Yesterday we did a reconnoitre for a walk we’re leading in April. Three points spring to mind. First point. Using the word reconnoitre makes me feel a little quasi-military and I feel I should probably have been making notes … Continue reading

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A linear walk from Corbridge

15th January 2017 Due to all sorts of complicated group logistics this was our first walk of our new 2017 programme. We have walked this route a couple of times before over the last few years, most memorably when I … Continue reading

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A Christmas walk in Corbridge 18th December

Our annual Christmas walk followed by a Christmas meal is the highlight of our walking year. With children free from school and University, it’s one walk that is always guaranteed a good turn-out and a walk where no-one is worrying … Continue reading

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A walk around Penshaw Monument; 11th December

This had to be the shortest drive to a walk we’d ever had. It took all of twelve minutes to drive to the Start Point at Herrington Country Park. Once or twice we’ve driven over an hour and a half … Continue reading

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