Category Archives: tea shop

A walk around Kielder – August 6th 2017

Somewhat optimistically this post is entitled a walk around Kielder. We didn’t manage an entire circumference of the reservoir as that’s rather a long walk. About 27 miles apparently. Nonetheless, we went around some of it. About 20%. The original … Continue reading

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A walk to the sea at Whitley Bay 28th May 2017

  If you don’t know the North East coastline then be quick; your life is ebbing away and you need to visit! We don’t walk the coast much as a group which is a shame, but out of summer it … Continue reading

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Going Underground; a tour of the Victoria Tunnel in Newcastle 22nd January 2017

Our first ever underground walk! A few weeks ago, before Christmas 2016, we walked from Newcastle Quayside to Jesmond Dene park. It was a lovely walk with plenty of urban interest and whilst walking through the Ouseburn Valley we noticed … 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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Reeth May 1st 2016

I like #Reeth. Perhaps a little more than #Haltwhistle. If they could keep all the bloody cars off the village green I would like it a whole lot more. They spoil the intrinsic English village prettiness of the place. Of … Continue reading

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Durham City 20th September 2015

Let’s get one thing straight here, the purpose of this walk was to have tea and cake at Vennel’s tea shop; easily one of the finest in this city. That said, Durham is  great venue for walks as it has … Continue reading

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