Category Archives: Summer walks

Summer walk: Allendale Town 15/04/17

15/04/17 Allendale Town  ‘A’ Jennifer Bell  ‘B’ Ken Nevin On Easter Saturday with another forecast of heavy rain showers 31 members travelled to Allendale Town after stopping for coffee in Hexham. Both parties, ‘A’ 13 members and ‘B’ 18 members … Continue reading

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Summer walk: Twice Brewed (Roman Wall) 01/04/17

01/04/17 Twice Brewed (Roman Wall) ‘A’ David Palmer ‘B’ Margaret Palmer With a dreadful weather forecast of heavy rain and possible thunder 45 members travelled to Northumberland. The further west we travelled the darker the sky became. There was drizzly … Continue reading

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Summer walk: Bolam Lake 13/3/17

Bolam Lake Circular  ‘A’ Ken Nevin  ‘B’ Janet Heckels For the first time in many a year the first outing wasn’t with a full or nearly full coach. 45 people (including 4 new) travelled directly to Bolam Lake on a … Continue reading

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BarnardCastle

15/10/16 Barnard Castle Circular ‘A’ Geoff Palmer ‘B’ Margaret Palmer It was a wet and misty start for the last walk of the season as 42 members travelled the short distance to Barnard Castle. After coffee, and just before the … Continue reading

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Belford

1/10/16 Belford Circular ‘A’ Tom Bell ‘B’ Lynne Rippon (report by Jennifer Bell) It was dry and sunny as 50 members set out for another trip to Northumberland. The coffee stop was at the Heighley Gate Garden Centre and then … Continue reading

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North Middleton

17/09/16 North Middleton to Wooler ‘A’ Ken Armstong ‘B’ Janet Heckels/Maria Regan 37 members set out on a dry and warm day to Northumberland stopping for coffee at the Heighley Gate Garden Centre. At North Middleton 18 members set out … Continue reading

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Askrigg

3/09/16 Askrigg Circular ‘A’ Bill Sillitoe ‘B’ Gary O’Hagan With another weather forecast of continuous rain, 47 members set out for the Yorkshire Dales stopping for coffee in Richmond. As expected, upon arrival in the pretty village of Askrigg it … Continue reading

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Glenridding

20/08/16 Glenridding Circular ‘A’ David Palmer ‘B’ George Gibson With a dreadful weather forecast of persistent heavy rain in the Lake District today, 43 members (rather than the 49 that had originally booked) travelled westwards meeting the rain at 10 … Continue reading

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Westruther

6/08/16 Westruther Circular (near Duns) ‘A’ Peter Gilliland ‘B’ Kathleen Gilliland It was dry and warm as 54 set out today for the Scottish Borders. We stopped for coffee at the Jedburgh Woollen Mills then continued on the A68 to … Continue reading

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Haltwhistle

9/07/16 Haltwhistle to Gilsland ‘A’ Eddie Ashburner ‘B’ Pat Gardner 48 members travelled directly to Haltwhistle where there was time for coffee before the walks commenced. We decided not to stop in Hexham due to the railway bridge being closed … Continue reading

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