Category Archives: urban

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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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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Pontop Pike, September 4th 2016

If you’re talking landmarks and you’re talking County #Durham into the bargain, things don’t come more iconic than Pontop Pike aerial mast. It can be seen for miles around and at some point in the olden days you will have … Continue reading

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Teesside 17th April 2016

This was one of our rare urban\industrial walks. We should do more. This turned out to be a real cracker of a walk thanks to the sight-seeing and the weather. We started out at the famous blue Transporter Bridge in … Continue reading

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