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Northumberland

On the Edge

Sweethope Loughs  to Bellingham- 10 November 2018 Take a look at a map of Northumberland and Bellingham is not quite on the western edge of the county but there is only Kielder Forest separating the village from the Scottish border which is not much more than 15 miles away. You might wonder how a village as large as Bellingham might survive but go…
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Northumberland

The Cheviots in Summer

Whittingham to Clennell Hall - 7 July 2018 We go to this area of the Cheviots quite often considering all the different areas we walk in. This will be the sixth time which puts it in the top five locations in Northumberland only superseded by Wooler, Rothbury, Greenhead and Allendale. You can understand how Wooler and Rothbury might be at…
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Northumberland

Hills and Forts

Powburn to Glanton 14 April 2018 After the last two walks being some distance from home, in the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District respectively we are closer to home this time around with a walk in Northumberland with possibly a bit better weather as well. We seemed to start the year of so well and then came March and…
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A Heavyweight Puzzle

Bardon Mill to Allendale Town - 17 February 2018 It's four years since we last went this way to Allendale Town and it was just about the same time of year. It was sunny but cold and muddy then and with the weather we have been having lately, it will probably be much the same this time around. Still, this…
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Northumberland

Welcome to 2018

Colwell to Stamfordham - 6 January 2018 Welcome to the first walk of 2018, another year where we have some great walking areas to visit every fortnight, you can download our walk programme for 2018 from here. We have five visits to the North York Moors lined up, five visits to the Yorkshire Dales and three visits to the Lake…
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That Time Already

Warkworth to Dunstan -  23 December 2017 Yes, it's that time already, it's the end of the year walk. Every year about this time we look back at all the walks we have done and cannot quite believe it has all gone past so quickly. What happened to Spring and Summer? Where did Autumn go? Is it Winter already? With…
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