Up and Over

Dufton Circulars - 10 June 2017 If the 7.5-mile route from the last walk had continued up the valley from Garrigill on the South Tyne Trail it would have gone up and over the start of the River Tees and continued downhill via the Pennine Way to Dufton.  As it happened we found the pub had closed in Garrigill so we…
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No Castles Here

Hallbankgate to Castle Carrock - 15 October 2016 There is a change of destination for this walk. We were originally going to finish at Warwick Bridge but the lack of routes in that general direction put paid to that suggestion. However, we ended up with a place that we have not been to for some time, Castle Carrock, which is somewhat…
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All Aboard

Lambley to Garrigill - 20 February 2016 On the first walk of this year, Longframlington to Alnwick, there was a reference to some of the walks heading along an old coaching road and now on this walk all of the routes at one point or another head along part of the old railway line that used to run between Haltwhistle…
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A Halloween Walk

Gilsland to Crosby-on-Eden - 31 October 2015 A walk on the day that Halloween falls on is most unusual, although Halloween comes round each year the chances of it occuring on a Saturday must be quite small and the chances of it falling on a Saturday when the club is out walking must be even smaller. The last time we…
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Paving the Way

Orton to Appleby - 12 September 2015 This is the the walk we swapped from the 19th Sept to the 12th Sept because on the 19th quite a few of the club members are off to Croatia for a week. We have usually started this walk from Appleby but are trying it the other way round this time. It means…
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Top of Hartside

Hartside to Melmerby - 30 May 2015 Here's one that does not turn up in many walking guides, from the top of Hartside, next to the cafe down to Melmerby on the A686 road. It doesn't turn up much on our walking programme either, it has only been done once before, 8th June 2002, although it was down as Alston…