Volunteer Ranger Walks - Visit the last Blackhouse at CatcleughLearn about "the two towns of Newcastle and Gateshead", built to accommodate the workers constructing the Catcleugh Dam and associated works for the then Newcastle and Gateshead Water Co. Visit the last remaining dwelling on the site restored to its original condition and containing many artefacts of the period. Then take a short pleasant stroll through the woodland past the spillway to the Dam Wall, to view the reservoir. passing some remarkable Victorian engineering on the way. 1.5 miles. 1 hour. 11am and 1.30pm.
Date: 5th Aug 2012 11:00am
Location: Catcleugh Reservoir