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Pictures in the dark at Kirknewton Village Hall

Date: 28th January 2017 Time: 8:00 pm  to  10:00 pm Join us for Pictures in the dark at Kirknewton Village Hall Meet our wildlife photographer who will introduce you to the night sky and where you can learn the skills to take great photos and pictures at night, whether it is of wildlife or the moon!…

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Winter Walk in Coquetdale

Date: 5th February 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:30 pm Our programme of Winter Walks has been designed to cover each of the 4 “regions” of the National Park and this time the focus is on Coquetdale. Rothbury,  the Gateway to Coquetdale is dominated by the Simonside Ridge to the south. Our walk takes us…

Star Gazing for Beginners at Heighley Gate

Date: 25th February 2017 Time: 7:30 pm  to  9:30 pm Meet our astronomer and find out about the distant wonders of our galaxy and beyond!  Learn about stars and how to recognise the most visible constellations in the night sky. Discover more about the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park on your doorstep and the exciting…

Hethpool Linn Waterfall and Historic St Gregory’s

Date: 2nd April 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  1:30 pm Join our guided walk; Hethpool Linn & St Gregory’s. A short(ish) walk which follows the College Burn upstream from Kirknewton to the lovely waterfall at Hethpool Linn. From here we cross the burn and join St Cuthbert’s Way which we will follow for just over…

Newbrough Roman Wall circular walk

Date: 5th April 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk; the Newbrough Roman Wall circular. Our walk heads north from Newbrough passing near to Carr Edge, the site of the first boy scout camp led by Baden Powell in 1908. After picking up Hadrian’s Wall, we head west with good views…

Hill Skills and Navigation

Date: 9th April 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm An introduction to Hill Skills and Navigation Would you like to know how to find your way around the countryside and moorland walking?  Our Hill Skills and Navigation could be your solution to getting started.  Whilst no experience of hill walking is required  to attend,…

Aesica Roman Fort & Thirlwall Castle

Date: 16th April 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join our guided walk to Aesica Roman Fort & Thirlwall Castle. Our route follows some of the most impressive sections of Hadrian’s Wall with excellent panoramic views before visiting the fort at Aesica with its impressive altar where people still leave their “offerings” today. We…

The River Coquet to Tosson Hill

Date: 17th April 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk From The River Coquet to Tosson Hill 4 Starting at the Lime Kilns, we descend to the river valley and follow it westward through the delightful fishery and lakes at Caistron.  We then climb steadily up onto the skyline ridge at…

The Schil

Date: 19th April 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:00 pm Join us on our guided walk: The Schil. Setting off from Hethpool, our strenuous route goes up the College Valley before turning north near Fleehope and climbing steeply to pick up the bridleway onto the Border Ridge. A further climb achieves the objective of the…

Woden Law – in the footsteps of the legions

Date: 26th April 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:00 pm Guided walk; Woden Law – in the footsteps of the legions Meet at Buckham’s Bridge car park by 10.30am to car share up to Chew Green. This walk follows the Pennine Way through Chew Green fort and across Coquet Head then swings over Whiteside Hill…

Brigantium & Bremenium Forts & Camps

Date: 30th April 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join our guided walk to Brigantium & Bremenium Forts & Camps We start at the (now derelict) reconstructed roundhouse on the site of Brigantium Fort and climb gently to the ramparts of the fort of Bremenium which now forms the village of High Rochester. Circling…

Search for St Ethelreda

Date: 3rd May 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join us on our guided walk; Search for St Ethelreda Our walk begins by climbing up onto Laddies Knowe and then down to Elsdonburnshank en route to one of the possible sites of St Ethelreda Chapel close to the Border. We return to Kirknewton via Sheep…

A Roman Aqueduct

Date: 7th May 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join our guided walk to visit a Roman Aqueduct. Our walk takes in the remoter area north of Hadrian’ s Wall with a chance to see the aqueduct that once fed water to Aesica Roman fort. We return along the highest section of the wall…

Visit the last Blackhouse at Catcleugh

Date: 7th May 2017 Time: 1:30 pm  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk to visit the last Blackhouse at Catcleugh. Spend a fascinating half day learning about the history of Catcleugh reservoir. Find out about the two “towns” of Newcastle & Gateshead, built at the end of the 19th century to accommodate the workers…

Dally Castle and Tarsetdale Circular

Date: 14th May 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join our guided walk;  Dally Castle and Tarsetdale Circular This walk takes in the 13th century Tarset and Dally Castles, strongholds built when this area of North Tynedale came under the Scottish Crown. The return north  crosses the River Tyne again by the historic footbridge…

Sewingshields and Haughton Green

Date: 17th May 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join us our our guided walk to Sewingshields and Haughton Green. Our walk skirts Housesteads Fort before following the Roman Wall eastwards over Sewingshields Crag with excellent views of the surrounding area. We then loop round to the north through a landscape rich in archaeology…

The Natural History of Hareshaw Linn

Date: 21st May 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  1:30 pm Join us our guided to discover the Natural History of Hareshaw Linn Our beautiful woodland walk follows the Hareshaw Dene up to The Linn,  an old-English word for a waterfall. Learn about the fascinating industrial history of this remote area that was once home to…

Basic Navigation

Date: 21st May 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:30 pm Join us for a day learning basic navigation This is a day’s introduction aimed at creating an interest in navigation and to give you more confidence to explore other areas on your own. You will learn and practice some useful navigational techniques, including map and…

Windy Gyle & Davidson’s Linn

Date: 24th May 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join us for our guided walk to Windy Gyle & Davidson’s Linn With Windy Gyle and the Border Ridge our target for the day, we set off from Wedder Leap along the slopes of Kyloe Shin and head for Usawayford and then follow the valley…

North Cheviot Circuit

Date: 29th May 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join us for our guided walk on the North Cheviot Circuit Our walk begins on a track through the heart of the North Cheviots linking Wooler Common Farm, Hellpath, Broadstruther and Commonburn House. From here our route heads north to join St. Cuthbert’s Way which…

The Bastles of Tarsetdale

Date: 31st May 2017 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk to visit the the Bastles of Tarsetdale. Our walk begins by visiting some of the best wildflower-rich traditional hay meadows in the county. We then turn our attention to the history of this wild region, visiting a church with connections to…

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