Category Archives: northumberland

A walk from Bolam Lake to Shaftoe Craggs on the 5th March 2017

  I can’t believe I missed out on posting the blog for this walk at the time. Probably something to do with moving house a week later I suspect but unforgivable nonetheless. Like the previous walk from Ponteland, this area … Continue reading

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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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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 walk in the city; Newcastle

27th November Every now and then we have an urban walk. They are always a welcome change to the stunning rural walks we do. Consequently, we only do about one every two years! Anyway, enough of the psycho analysis. This … Continue reading

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Simonside 9th October 2016

Another in our series of Autumn 2016 moorland walks – this time way up in Northumberland near to the lovely town of Rothbury. After a bit of a twisty turny drive through sunshine and showers we arrived at Lordenshaws car … Continue reading

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