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Out On a Limb
Northumberland

Out On a Limb

Longframlington to Thropton - 2 March 2019 If you check the map below you might notice that Thropton is a little bit out on a limb. It is quite hard to get to, apart from coming in from the east on the A697 road and then turning off on a choice of two B roads that come into Rothbury that's about it…
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A walk along the River East Allen valley
Northumberland

Walking the River East Allen Valley

Allenheads to Allendale - 16 February 2019 Imagine walking along the B6295 road from Allenheads 150 years ago, the road is in the valley and the River East Allen runs along most of its length. It almost certainly was not a tarmac road then but it would have been definitely a lot busier. Behind you, in Allenheads was the main mine which…
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Northumberland

A First for March

Chesters to Twice Brewed Inn - 2 February 2019 We did this route in March 2017 and we also did it in January 2011, January 2009, January 2007 and January 2005 so how about a February just for a change. Actually, it's not that much of a change because its right at the beginning of February, one of these days…
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Northumberland

The Last One, Again

Alnmouth to Dunstan - 22 December 2018 Is it the last one again? It's come around so quickly it's hard to believe we are coming up to our 25th walk of the year, our 5th walk was cancelled because of bad weather during the winter months. Over the course of the year, we have managed to get to seven regions…
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Along the East Coast
Northumberland

Along the East Coast

Cresswell to Warkworth - 8 December 2018 Do you know that Druridge Bay is 7 miles (11 km) long and stretches from Cresswell in the south to Amble in the north and we are going to be walking along the length of it. We may not have been able to this during the Second World War because it was out…
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Northumberland

One or the Other

Ingoe Moor to Meldonpark Corner - 24 November 2018 The pub where we are finishing is called the Dyke Neuk and on old Ordnance Survey maps it was also a place name but some time ago the place became Meldonpark Corner so as it's one or the other or maybe both that's where we are ending up this time around. Our first…
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