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Along the East Coast
Northumberland

Along the East Coast

Cresswell to Warkworth - 15 February 2020 We are going along the east coast this time out much like our first walk of the year at Bamburgh but this time a bit further south. We only have three coastal walks on our programme this year and the last one is in August when we walk between Coldingham and Dunbar. Part…
This is Close to Home
Durham

This is Close to Home

Riding Mill to Ebchester - 1 February 2020 This one is close to home, after picking up at our last stop in Gosforth we are off on a short trip west of Newcastle and over the Scotswood Bridge to pick up the A695 road which we more or less follow all the way to the last drop off at Riding…
All Paths Lead to Wooler
Northumberland

All Paths Lead to Wooler

Kirknewton to Wooler - 18 January 2020 If our first walk of the year two weeks ago was backwards and forwards to Bamburgh then the walk on the 18th January must be that all paths lead to Wooler. This place is the most popular location for us in all of Northumberland, this year will be the eleventh time we have…
backwards and forwards
Northumberland

Backwards and Forwards

Christon Bank to Bamburgh - 4 January 2020 Bamburgh is another of those places where we have been backwards and forwards, sometimes walking towards it and sometimes walking from it. This particular time we are walking towards it. We have walked to Bamburgh six times over the years but we have not been there since 2017 which seems quite a…
Another Year - Another Last Walk
Northumberland

Another Year – Another Last Walk

Old Felton to Weldon Bridge - 21 December 2019 Well, it's come round again, another year, another last walk. Twenty-six Saturdays over the course of the year and a lot of mileage covered by the coach in getting the groups to the start of each route. The number of routes we have done over the course of the year is…
Here Comes Northumberland
Northumberland

Here Comes Northumberland

Longhorsley to Rothbury - 7 December 2019 Well, we have reached that time of year again where the nights get longer, it gets darker quicker, it gets colder sooner and it gets muddy. So what do we do, we stay indoors I hear you say. Or, we settle for some walks closer to home so here comes Northumberland for the…