Category Archives: northumberland

Wylam Wanderings 13th January 2019

The first walk of our new 2019 ‘Local Heroes’ Programme was based in and around the village of Wylam in the Tyne Valley. There are rich pickings for local heroes in this corner of Northumberland, you can barely walk a … Continue reading

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A Christmas walk at Corbridge 16th December

With many of our children at University or already graduated and out in the big wide world, this is the walk when we are guaranteed to see them all together. For the last few years we have started from Corbridge … 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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Waters Meet: 29th September

Part two of Kev’s double-header was a short sprint more than a long distance walk. Like the 60m sprint at the indoor athletics. We started out near the bridge at Warden and then dipped between the few pretty houses and … Continue reading

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Walwick Fell walking: Sunday 23rd September 2018

  We started off the new programme with an afternoon walk courtesy of Kevin Hilton. Starting out on a sunny day we left from Kev’s house in Newbrough and followed the road up and through the village. And up. And … Continue reading

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A snowy walk in Langley 21st January 2018

Northumberland has had a few snowfalls during December but this walk started out in very cold but clear conditions. Starting from the village of Langley, near Haydon Bridge, we walked past the Langley Furniture Works and down a steep, frozen … Continue reading

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