Category Archives: ramblers

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 new year and a new walk programme

The new walk programme is out! Six months of really good looking #walks around the North East to look forward to after a few weeks of juggling dates, availability and carefully drawing out walks from the group. We have regular … Continue reading

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A walk in Durham city

13th November 2016 As a group we have walked around the wooded environs of Durham many, many times. It never fails to deliver a perfect mixture of urban and country walking and it is well worth researching one of the … Continue reading

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Haltwhistle, August 21st 2016

This was the first walk of our new 6-month programme, taking us up to the end of the year. The theme is Landmarks. The landmark for this walk was Hadrian’s Wall. Heard of it? Good. We did this walk earlier … Continue reading

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Holwick, Middleton-in-Teesdale June 26th 2016

With the best will in the world it’s hard to plan walks so that they don’t clash with local events such as bike rides, fun runs and summer fetes. When your walk starts at a teeny tiny village, like Holwick, … Continue reading

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