Category Archives: Walks

Up on the Moors June 9th 2019

This fantastic walk took us way down south to the North Yorkshire moors – a rare outing south of the Tees for us. It meant a bit of a drive from Northumberland, but as we have members of our group … Continue reading

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Afternoon Delights in Two Parts 26th May

As the days lengthen, we have more daylight available in the afternoons and one of our group can contribute walks. Due to work rotas he can no longer come along to Saturday or Sunday morning walks with us and so … Continue reading

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The depths of Northumbria May 12th Hepple Bridge

If our last walk took us to the hidden corners of Weardale, this walk took us to equivalent territory in Northumberland. We are seasoned walkers within the beautiful Tyne valley and coast but only occasionally venture to the northern reaches … Continue reading

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Urban Walk in Jesmond Dene April 14th 2019

If you don’t know Jesmond Dene in Newcastle then for me to call this an urban walk is a bit misleading. The Dene is beloved of Newcastle folk as an oasis of calm, green tranquillity in the heart of their … Continue reading

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A walking weekend in Berwick 5th – 7th April 2019

It’s been a couple of years (or more) since we had a group weekend away. School exams for kids, YHA ‘issues’ and other stuff has seemed to get in the way but this year we managed it. I’ve been through … Continue reading

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My favourite Allen valley walk 17th March 2019

One of the perks of being a Walks Coordinator is that you can schedule your favourite walk on your birthday! Hence, this walk in the lovely valley of the river East Allen. We do this walk regularly and it never … Continue reading

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Tommy Armstrong Walk, Tanfield 9th December

  Low, bright winter sun made the journey to today’s start point somewhat dangerous. We could barely see the road, oncoming traffic or indeed road signs such was the glaring and blinding light from the sun as we drove east … Continue reading

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