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Shepherds Cairn

Salter’s Road & The Shepherd’s Cairn

Date: 31st August 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join our guided walk to Salter’s Road & The Shepherd’s Cairn. Starting from the church in Alnham, our walk heads north west on Salter’s Road to the ‘Shepherd’ Cairn’ where three local shepherds perished in a snowstorm in 1962. We then pause for lunch at…

Spiders webs,

Spider Hunt

Date: 31st August 2016 Time: 2:00 pm  to  3:00 pm Come and join a National Park Ranger to discover more about spiders living wild around us. We don’t have Tarantulas or Black Widow spiders living wild around us but we do have other equally fascinating species. On our walk around Simonside we will discover the amazing…

Cheviots Challenge in the Northumberland National Park

Cheviots Challenge 2016

Date: 3rd September 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  8:00 pm The Cheviots Challenge is a fundraising event in aid of the Mountain Rescue Team. It is designed as a personal challenge rather than a competition. There is a choice of two challenging long distance walks: ‘Terry Lynn’ long route or the ‘Eileen Lynn’ short route…

Harbottle show RC

Harbottle Show 2016

Date: 3rd September 2016 Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm  The Harbottle Show is held annually on the first Saturday in September on The Oak Tree Field. The Harbottle Show is a traditional Borders Show with sheep classes for Northumbrian Blackface, Scottish Blackface, Blue Faced Leicester, North Country Cheviot, South Country Cheviot, Jacobs, Mules and…

Brough Law hillfort and Ingram Glidders BR

Wether Hill & Prehistoric people’s lives

Date: 4th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join our guided walk to learn about Wether Hill & Prehistoric people’s lives. Step back in time in this remote landscape to see how prehistoric people lived. Starting from Ingram Bridge car park we follow an old drover’s road to Wether Hill hillfort, then Cochrane…

Crag Lough Crop

A Walk along Hadrian’s Wall

Date: 7th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join our guided walk; A Walk along Hadrian’s Wall. Join our volunteers for all or part of a patrol route along Hadrian’s Wall and learn a little about the area and the work of the National Park. The walk heads east along Hadrian’s Wall, passing…

Bellingham Baafest in Northumberland National Park.

Baafest 2016

Date: 9th September 2016 - 11th September 2016 Time: 10:00 am  to  5:00 pm Baafest returns for 2016. The Bellingham All Acoustic Music Festival makes a welcome return to Brownrigg Lodges, Bellingham, Hexham, in Northumberland from 9th – 11th September. A superb weekend of live music set in the stunning backdrop of the North Tyne Valley.…

Ingram Show

Ingram Show

Date: 10th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:00 pm The Ingram Show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life. The Ingram Show brings villages and countryside together for a showcase of for rural pursuits, livestock, farming and the countryside. It offers the perfect day out for the entire family. Activities include: Beer Tent, Sheepdog Trials, Industrial…

Hareshaw Linn in Northumberland National Park

Hareshaw Common & the Pennine Way

Date: 11th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join our guided walk to Hareshaw Common & the Pennine Way. This circular walk takes in some of the rugged North Tyne scenery. From the car park at Hareshaw Linn our route takes us north on the Pennine Way. Just before Hareshaw House we take…

Cheviot and Hedgehope in Northumberland National Park by Anthony Hope.

Linhope Spout & Hedgehope

Date: 14th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:30 pm Join our guided walk to Linhope Spout & Hedgehope. Our walk begins at Hartside in the Breamish Valley, heading west along the road to the hamlet of Linhope There we join the bridleway and then the track heading north west to the ‘Spout’ where the…

Thropton Show

Thropton Show

Date: 17th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:00 am The Thropton Show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life. The Thropton  Show brings villages and countryside together for a showcase of for rural pursuits, livestock, farming and the countryside. It offers the perfect day out for the entire family.   The Show is the perfect day…

Cycling near Kielder in Northumberland National Park.

The Breamish Behemoth 2016

Date: 18th September 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  6:00 pm The Breamish Behemoth is a 42 mile Off Road Biking challenge taking place in Northumberland and organised by High Fell Events. Can your legs take the on the challenge that this mega loop from Ingram presents?  Set in the heart of the Breamish Valley we’ve set…

Looking down on Elsdon in Northumberland National Park

Medieval Elsdon & Gallow Hill

Date: 18th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join our guided walk to Medieval Elsdon & Gallow Hill. An extended circular walk around Elsdon taking in viewpoints to the south from Landshot Hill and to the North from Gallow Hill of Border Reiver fame. This circular walk starts at the Tea Room in…

Brocolitia Roman Temple in Northumberland National Park by Roger Clegg.

Newbrough Roman Wall circular

Date: 21st September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Newbrough Roman Wall circular Our route 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 into the North Tyne…

Upper Redesdale Show

Upper Redesdale Show

Date: 24th September 2016 Time: 10:00 am  to  5:00 am The Upper Redesdale Show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life. The Upper Redesdale Show brings villages and countryside together for a showcase of for rural pursuits, livestock, farming and the countryside. It offers the perfect day out for the entire family. Activities include: Beer Tent, Sheepdog…

A volunteer in a kilt at Aesica Fort !

Aesica Roman Fort & Hadrian’s Wall

Date: 25th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join our guided walk to Aesica Roman Fort & Hadrian’s Wall. Join us to learn a little about the fascinating history of the area. This figure of eight walk along Hadrian’s Wall passes King Arthur’s Well, Walltown Farm with its connection to ‘Bloody Mary’ before…

Simonside Hills AHope

Iron Age Hillforts & The Breamish Valley

Date: 28th September 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:00 pm Join our guided walk to Iron Age Hillforts & The Breamish Valley. Step back in time in this remote landscape to see how prehistoric people lived. Starting at the Ingram Bridge car park our route follows an old drovers road to Wether Hill Hillfort, then…

Wooler Wheel cyclists

Wooler Wheel Classic

Date: 1st October 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  5:00 pm The original Wooler Wheel event and still a firm favourite. All in Northumberland with nominal distances of 100 and 50km. Starting and finishing in Wooler, Gateway to The Cheviots, The Wooler Wheel takes you on a circular tour through stunning scenery and challenging climbs. A cycle…

Yetholm Show

Date: 1st October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:00 am The Yetholm Show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life. The Yetholm Show brings villages and countryside together for a showcase of for rural pursuits, livestock, farming and the countryside. It offers the perfect day out for the entire family. Activities include: Beer Tent, Sheepdog Trials, Industrial…

Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers & Dark Deeds

Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers and Dark Deeds

Date: 2nd October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; Whisky, Waterfalls, Drovers and Dark Deeds. This circular walk starts and finishes at the car park at Wedder Leap in the Upper Coquet Valley. We begin by heading up Kyloe Shin to the remote Usway Burn before a rugged…

Drake Stone near Harbottle in Northumberland National Park by Brian Rogers.

The Drake Stone & Harbottle Castle

Date: 5th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 am Join us as we visit the Drake Stone & Harbottle Castle. Hear about the stories & myths connected with the Drake Stone & the castle that dominates the area. Our walk takes us through a wood to the Drake Stone and on to Harbottle Lake.…

Alwinton Border Shepherds Show

Alwinton Border Shepherds Show

Date: 8th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  5:00 am The Alwinton Border Shepherds Show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life. The Alwinton Border Shepherds Show brings villages and countryside together for a showcase of for rural pursuits, livestock, farming and the countryside. It offers the perfect day out for the entire family. Activities include: Beer…

ladys well Holystone IG home

Holystone High & Low

Date: 9th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; Holystone High & Low. A walk of contrasts, our walk highlights some of the diverse use of land within the National Park illustrating the work of the Forestry Commission, Ministry of Defence and Northumberland Wildlife Trust. Following a series…

DUP Housesteads Crags 2 RC (small)

A Tour of the Forts

Date: 12th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:30 pm Join us for our guided walk; A Tour of the Forts. Our walk begins with a steady climb from the village through Thorngrafton and onto the common before reaching Housesteads Fort via east East Crindledykes. We then follow the Wall eastwards over Hotbank Crags with…

Tosson Tower in Northumberland National Park by David Taylor.

Rothbury, Lordenshaws, The Simonside Ridge Path & Great Tosson

Date: 16th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  4:30 pm Join us for our guided walk; Rothbury, Lordenshaws, The Simonside Ridge Path & Great Tosson. Our route begins with a gradual climb past the interesting Sharpe’s Folly and up onto Lordenshaws where the 5000 year-old cup and ring carvings of Neolithic tribes can be examined.…

Sandstone Way logo

Sandstone Way Ultra 120

Date: 22nd October 2016 Time: 6:00 am  to  11:59 pm The Sandstone Way Ultra 2016 offers runners an opportunity to run this brand new 120 mile/193 km Way Marked Trail. The Sandstone Way route runs from the very top to very bottom of Northumberland. Starting in Berwick Upon Tweed and finishing in Hexham. The Sandstone…

Cawfields in Northumberland National Park

From Romans to Roadstones

Date: 23rd October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  3:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; From Romans to Roadstones. Our walk from the old Cawfields Quarry site follows the craggy line of Hadrian’s Wall eastwards with its sloping milecastle and some of the best stretches of the Vallum. At Caw Gap we head south…

HOUSESTEADS CRAGS P1 (attempt)

King’s Wicket & Hotbank

Date: 26th October 2016 Time: 10:30 am  to  2:00 pm Join us for our guided walk; King’s Wicket & Hotbank. Our walk begins by skirting Housesteads Roman Fort, one of the best preserved on the Wall before heading east to King’s Wicket . We then head north before rejoining the Wall at Hotbank. The return…

Humbleton Hill by David Taylor.

Wooler Trail Marathon

Date: 20th November 2016 Time: 8:00 am  to  6:00 pm and includes many splendid uninterrupted views to the far horizon and many undulations along the way. The race starts in Wooler before heading towards some of the best views in the country, if not the world. Now you might think as a race organiser for…

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