Category Archives: Summer walks

Summer walk: Ravenstonedale Circular

 Ravenstonedale Circular  2/09/17 ‘A’ Ken Armstrong  ‘B’ Janet Heckels 46 members set out on a dry cool day. After a coffee stop in Barnard Castle we travelled the short distance to the small village of Ravenstonedale. 20 members set out on … Continue reading

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Summer walk: Branxton – Coldstream

Branxton – Coldstream  19/08/17  ‘A’ Peter Gilliland  ‘B’ Kathleen Gilliland 49 members set out on a cold and overcast day with rain showers and winds forecast. The coffee stop was at Heighley Gate Garden Centre. At Branxton, 18 members alighted … Continue reading

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Summer walk: Patterdale – Glenridding

 Patterdale – Glenridding 5/08/17 ‘A’ David Palmer  ‘B’ Ken Armstrong It was cool and overcast as 52 members set out for the Lakes stopping for coffee in Barnard Castle. Upon arrival in Patterdale, 9 members set out on the ‘A’ walk … Continue reading

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Summer walk: Blubberhouses Circular

Blubberhouses Circular  8/07/17  ‘A’ Adam Bent  ‘B’ Peter Gilliland A cool start to the day as 51 members travelled to Ripon for coffee. After a short journey to reach Blubberhouses where the coach parked in a lay by close to … Continue reading

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Summer walk: Abbey St Bathans – Duns

Abbey St Bathans – Duns  24/06/17  ‘A’ Peter Gilliland  ‘B’ Kathleen Gilliland On an overcast but very windy day 48 members set out for the Scottish Borders stopping for coffee at Heighley Gate Garden Centre. We continued on the A1 … Continue reading

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Summer walk: Kippford

Kippford 10/06/17  ‘A’ Ken Armstrong  ‘B’ Pat Gardner & Janet Heckels After another horrendous weather forecast for this Saturday our numbers fell from 56 to 48. The forecast was for a prolonged period of heavy rain and high winds. However, … Continue reading

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Summer walk: Grasmere Circular

Grasmere Circular 27/05/17   ‘A’ David Palmer  ‘B’ Margaret Palmer A typical weather forecast for a bank holiday weekend – heavy rain all day with thunder storms. However, 50 members weren’t deterred by the weather. We tried to stop in Barnard … Continue reading

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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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