Category Archives: Walks

Industrial heritage in Hexhamshire June 25th 2017

There are some stunning little walks laced throughout the Hexhamshire countryside and this one proved to be a gem. Starting out in the little village of Whitley Chapel it wound its way through quiet countryside that once was a hive … Continue reading

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A stroll in Slaggyford June 11th 2017

  Go on then, hands up who had heard of Slaggyford?? Me neither until I found this walk in the excellent book Walks in Tynedale & Allendale and was intrigued. This walk started in the village of Slaggyford itself – … 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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A Walk around Stanhope May 14th 2017

  There are some stonking views in Weardale – a green patchwork of vast moorland interlaced with dry stone walls and dotted with cosy looking villages. Too often the Tyne valley and even Swaledale and Wensleydale… .  . even Arkengarthdale … Continue reading

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Catching up with the Family Ramblers

A few walking blogs to catch up with – such tardiness on my behalf! Here are our recent summery Family Rambles starting with  …  .     . A walk around Annfield Plain April 30th   Although this walk took place in … Continue reading

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A walk from Bolam Lake to Shaftoe Craggs on the 5th March 2017

  I can’t believe I missed out on posting the blog for this walk at the time. Probably something to do with moving house a week later I suspect but unforgivable nonetheless. Like the previous walk from Ponteland, this area … Continue reading

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Hexhamshire 2nd April 2017

Well here we are again after a long-ish #walk break due to logistics problems. Our return to walking saw us in sunny #Hexhamshire – and boy was it sunny! We started out in the car park opposite the lovely Dipton … Continue reading

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