Region: North East England

! Alnwick KEY
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The Category Alnwick is a subset of Northumberland.

 

The following Alnwick Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Alnwick U3A

! Berwick-Upon-Tweed KEY
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The Category Berwick-Upon-Tweed is a subset of Northumberland.

 

The following Berwick-Upon-Tweed Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Berwick-Upon-Tweed U3A

! Bishop Auckland KEY
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The Category Bishop Auckland is a subset of Durham [County].

 

The following Bishop Auckland Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Bishop Auckland & District U3A

- Middleton-in-Teesdale - Walkers Are Welcome

! Blyth Valley & Wansbeck KEY
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The Category Blyth Valley & Wansbeck is a subset of Northumberland.

 

The following Blyth Valley & Wansbeck Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Cramlington & District U3A

! Castle Morpeth KEY
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The Category Castle Morpeth is a subset of Northumberland.

 

The following Castle Morpeth Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Coquetdale U3A

- Morpeth & District U3A

! Chester-le-Street KEY
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The Category Chester-le-Street is a subset of Durham [County].

 

The following Chester-le-Street Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Cestria U3A

! Darlington KEY
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The Category Darlington is a subset of Durham [County].

 

The following Darlington Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Darlington Borough Council

- Darlington U3A

! Durham [City] KEY
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The Category Durham [City] is a subset of Durham [County].

 

The following Durham [City] Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Dunelm U3A

- Durham U3A

! Gateshead KEY
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The Category Gateshead is a subset of Tyne and Wear.

 

The following Gateshead Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Derwent Valley U3A

- Dunston U3A

! Hartlepool KEY
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The Category Hartlepool is a subset of Teesside.

 

The following Hartlepool Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Hartlepool & District U3A

! North Tyneside KEY
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The Category North Tyneside is a subset of Tyne and Wear.

 

The following North Tyneside Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - North Tyneside

! Redcar & Cleveland KEY
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The Category Redcar & Cleveland is a subset of Teesside.

 

The following Redcar & Cleveland Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Guisborough U3A

- Saltburn District U3A

! South Tyneside KEY
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The Category South Tyneside is a subset of Tyne and Wear.

 

The following South Tyneside Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Bede of Jarrow U3A

- Boldon & District U3A

- Caer Urfa South Shields U3A

! Stockton-on-Tees KEY
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The Category Stockton-on-Tees is a subset of Teesside.

 

The following Stockton-on-Tees Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Stockton-on-Tees U3A

! Sunderland KEY
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The Category Sunderland is a subset of Tyne and Wear.

 

The following Sunderland Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - Sunderland

- Washington U3A

! Tynedale KEY
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The Category Tynedale is a subset of Northumberland.

 

The following Tynedale Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - West Northumberland

* The University of the Third Age - Northumbria
Overview

'There are 46 local U3As in the Northumbria Region which includes Northumberland, County Durham and part of North Yorkshire.'

Description from

U3A Regions

* Walking for Health - North East
Overview

'Walking for Health is England’s largest network of health walks ... helping people across the country lead a more active lifestyle.'

*Active Newcastle - Walking
Overview

'City Walking ... Fell Walking ... Nordic Walking ... Orienteering ... Race Walking ... Rambling'

Description from

Newcastle City Council

*Annstead Dunes
Size (acreage)125
Overview

'There are paths across the reserve and to the beach. Combine this with a trip to the Farnes from Seahouses to make an exciting day out!'

*Aycliffe Fell Walking Club
Overview

'Aycliffe Fell walking Club is based in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham (near Darlington in the North East of England) and is open to everyone interested in fell walking or rambling. It caters for walkers of all abilities and ages. It became Aycliffe Fellwalking Club in 2011.'

*Barnard Castle Ramblers
Overview

The Website includes access to about thirty Route Maps for 'Barnard Castle Circular Walks' around and about Barnard Castle.

*Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Overview

'Outside, there are extensive grounds. A Grade I Registered heritage garden, lovingly restored and packed with an impressive array of shrubs and flowers which change with the seasons ...'

Description from

English Heritage

*Blyth and Seaton Sluice Links and Foreshore
Overview

'Located between Blyth and the county boundary at Seaton Sluice, the 5km of bays, links and foreshore offer something for everyone who wants to visit the beautiful Northumberland coast. A bay of golden sand, dunes and rock pools to explore, and the chance to spot some spectacular wildlife along the coastline.'

*Bolam Lake Country Park
Overview

'Lies about 9 miles west of Morpeth and is signposted off the A696 from Belsay. It is situated in the heart of the beautiful Northumberland countryside surrounded by historic landscapes and dramatic views. It has lakeside, woodland and open grassed areas for all to enjoy with the attractive lakeside walk being accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs.'

*Brigantes
Overview

'Brigantes Walking Holidays and Baggage Courier Service has been used and appreciated by hundreds of walkers and cyclists since 1990, throughout the north of England - the ancient homeland of the Brigantes, the British tribes who occupied the north of England in Roman times.'

*Broomley and Stocksfield Parish Council
Overview

'A guide to some interesting and pleasant walks in and around the villages of Broomley and Stocksfield, Northumberland. All the walks described on this page start at Stocksfield Station.'

*Castle Eden Dene National Nature Reserve
Overview

'Located on the edge of Durham’s urban fringe, Castle Eden Dene is home to an extraordinary variety of birds, more than 450 species of plants, and some of our favourite mammals, such as roe deer and fox. The Reserve is a magical place full of legend and folklore, which has been left to spread and sprawl through this deep gorge for over 10,000 years. It’s now the largest area of semi-natural woodland in north-east England and is famous for its majestic yew trees and fantastic stands of ancient oak and ash.'

Description from

Natural England

*Darlington CHA & HF Rambling Club
Overview

'The club was first established in 1936 and the first walk was on Sunday 8th November 1936.  Then there were 50 members and it was arranged that there would be walks alternating half day Saturday and a full day Sunday ...'

*Darlington Dales & Hills Ramblers
Overview

'A Walking Group for Ramblers members in their 20s, 30s & 40s.'

*Darlington Nature Reserves
Overview

'Local Nature Reserves are vital to the health and wellbeing of Darlington's wildlife and the many hundreds of people who visit them during the year. The Council's Countryside Team currently manage all the wildlife areas in the Darlington Borough. These areas offer visitors an insight into nature wildlife with nature trails, educational visits, viewing platforms, information boards, jettys and artwork.'

See also

Parks and Green Spaces [Darlington Borough Council]

*Discovering Britain - North East England
Overview

'Vibrant, tough, gritty and gorgeous – the northeast is impressive. Follow in Roman footsteps or find out why the Normans settled in Durham. Discover great valleys carved by ice through heather covered fells. Understand how rocks shaped industry and feel the challenges facing former pit villages. Explore former industrial cities that have been regenerated and given a new identity. Enjoy the peace of stunning hills and coasts. '

*Durham County Council
Overview

'County Durham has some of the most beautiful countryside and coastal landscapes in Britain. It is home to a huge variety of plants and animals, and the area has a fascinating historical and geological heritage.'

*Durham University Botanic Garden
Size (acreage)25
Overview

'Our 10 hectare university Botanic Garden is set amongst beautiful mature woodlands on the southern outskirts of Durham city. Open to the public, the Botanic Garden offers a wide variety of landscapes to explore and discover, with guests young and old visiting throughout the year.' Note Click 'About Us' at the top of the screen for further details of the Garden.

Description from

Durham University

*East Chevington Nature Reserve
Size (acreage)450
Overview

'A large reserve with developing wildlife interest, comprising two large lakes with fringing reedbeds, grassland and recently planted woodland ...There is a network of designated routes on site and there are several hides dotted around the lakes. All footpaths are level, well-surfaced and usually over 100cm wide. There is a wide section of boardwalk outside one of the hides, leading to a wider viewing platform over a pond. The woodland walk is over a wide, level gravelled path and the coastal path is gained through a wide latch gate.'

*Esh Parish Council
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'In 1997 Esh Parish Council launched its leaflet "Esh Parish Walk", with funding from the Parish Paths Partnership ... The walk takes approximately 3 hours to complete and apart from a steep climb near the start, is not strenuous.'  ALERT Ar Review, the description of the Walk seemed no longer to be accessible from the Council Website; but still was from the Wikipedia Page now instead linked to in this Record.

*Farne Islands
Overview

'The Farne Islands are one of the natural highlights of the Northumbrian coast. Famed for providing sanctuary to St Cuthbert in the 7th century, Inner Farne is now renowned as a summer haven for nesting sea birds. For a unique wildlife experience, visit between April and July, or explore a more tranquil, historic island after the breeding season finishes.'

Description from

National Trust

*Fell Walking Club
Overview

'Founded in Teesside some 40 years ago  the walks are generally on the second Saturday of each month. There are usually two walks available one being longer than the other to suit differing abilities. Although the club name would point to us walking on the cumbrian fells we are more likely to walk on the North Yorks Moors as all walks are arrived at by car usually within an hour's drive of Teesside.'

*Footsteps: Walking the Beauty of Northumberland
Overview

'Why walk on your own, when you can walk with a guide on your visit to Northumberland?; you'll go further, discover and see more and you'll never get lost, guaranteed. But don't take our word for it, that's what our customers say was the best part of being on a Footsteps guided walk, in this remarkable County of Northumberland.'

*Ford & Etal
Overview

'Ford and Etal Estates boasts some of the most beautiful and accessible countryside in Northumberland which can be explored along the many quiet lanes, footpaths and bridleways around the area – all well waymarked.'

See also

Ford Moss [Northumberland Wildlife Trust]

*Gateshead Countryside Sites
Overview

'Did you know there are over 20 countryside sites in Gateshead including ancient meadows and woodlands? There are also new sites reclaimed form the ashes of our industrial past and sites that are important in the story of Gateshead. Find out where these sites are and what you can do when you get there ...'

Description from

Gateshead Council

*Grey Panthers, The
Overview

'A small group of walkers from the North East of England. Each week the walks that the group enjoy are recorded on this site, with photographs to illustrate the countryside that they have covered. Each walk is accompanied by a Route Description. The group walks almost every week in the year, and each walk is about 10 miles long.'

*Guisborough Forest
Overview

'Guisborough is a perfect place for a walk with access up on to the North York Moors and beyond. There are 3 waymarked walks around the forest through a range of different woodland types or why not venture up to Roseberry Topping.'

Description from

Forestry England

*Haltwhistle Walking Festival
Overview

Usually held Late April.

*Hamsterley Forest
Size (acreage)5000
Overview

'2000 hectares of mixed woodland lying between the Wear and Tees valleys on the edge of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Hamsterley is a delightful oasis of broadleaved and coniferous woodland, sprawling along the sides of a sheltered valley.'

Description from

Forestry England

*Harbottle Crags
Size (acreage)400
Overview

'A public footpath runs from the Forestry Commission car park through the northern edge of the Reserve as far as the MoD firing range, and northwards leaving the reserve and entering West Wood for a round trip back to the car park. The path is steep, rocky, and extremely narrow in places.'

See also

Harbottle Crags [Shepherds Walks] | Harbottle Crag [My Pennines]

*Hartlepool Borough Council
Overview

Self-Guided Walking Leafllets 'The new series of 9 leaflets have been produced by the Countryside Access Team.'

*Hartlepool Nature Reserves
Overview

'Hartlepool Borough Council manages a total of 150.2 ha of LNRs spread across 6 sites ... The wilder places to visit around Hartlepool are detailed ...'

*Hartlepool Rambling Club
Overview

'Organise walks every 1st and 3rd Sunday in the month: A-party 12 - 14 miles; B-party 9 - 11 miles; C-party Approx. 8 miles.'

*Hedleyhope Fell
Size (acreage)500
Overview

'Mixed terrain with three marked walking trails. Trail one is accessible for those with limited mobility around the top of the Fell.'

Description from

Durham Wildlife Trust

*Houghton and District Ramblers
Overview

'Founded on the 16th October 1975 as Bursgreen Ramblers. The name was changed in 2004. We organise walks in County Durham, Weardale, Northumberland, North Yorks, The Lake District, Cumbria & Teesdale ... Houghton & District Ramblers is a independent group. It is not necessary to be a member of the RA to be a member of H&DR but many members are.'

*LDWA - Cleveland
Overview

'Established since 1982, we are a friendly bunch who welcome new members and visitors alike. We have been doing one social walk each month; however from 2012 we will be doing two walks a month, one of which will be a shorter walk around 16 miles ... We walk on the Cleveland Hills, North Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire & Durham Dales, Coast and the Lake District.'

*LDWA - Northumbria
Overview

'Caters for many kinds of walking, from an organised challenge event to informal strolls. The only criterion is that all walks should be enjoyable, provide friendship, exercise and stimulation for the body and mind.'

*Linthorpe Cemetery & Nature Reserve
Size (acreage)52
Overview

'Linthorpe Cemetery is a burial ground but it also provides a large area of accessible semi-natural greenspace in a densely populated urban area ... This 52-acre (21 ha) site is the largest area of woodland in central Middlesbrough. In the southern section of the cemetery there is an almost complete canopy cover of mature trees. Most of these were planted in the nineteenth century.'

*Loftus - Walkers Are Welcome
Overview

'For those wishing to explore locally, there are many footpaths and short walks around the area including the Loftus Town Trail, Loftus Historic Woods, Miners Way, Skinningrove Valley Trail, Carlin How Village Heritage Trail, the Cleveland Street and walks through the Kilton Valley.'

Description from

Loftus Town Council

*Morpeth Footpaths Society
Overview

'If you would like to join us on a walk to experience what it is all about, have a look at the Walking Programme and choose from one of the many walks you would like to accompany us on ... A maximum of 2 walks can be taken as a guest and full membership would be expected thereafter ... After the walk, you will undoubtedly have had a marvellous time, and will want to join the Society ... The Society celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2014!'

*Newcastle & District CHA HF Rambling Club
Overview

'This is one of the oldest Rambling Clubs in the country, with a continuous history since 1902. Originally we were a local group of two organisations: CHA - once the "Co-operative Holidays Association" - now Countrywide Holidays taken over by Ramblers Holidays; HF - once “Holidays Fellowship” - now HF Holidays. Ramblers Holidays and HF Holidays still provide walking holidays or special interest holidays in Great Britain and abroad. '

*North Pennines AONB
Overview

'The North Pennines is the northernmost section of the Pennine range of hills which runs north–south through northern England. It lies between Carlisle to the west and Darlington to the east. It is bounded to the north by the Tyne Valley and to the south by the Stainmore Gap ... The North Pennines was designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1988 for its moorland scenery, the product of centuries of farming and lead-mining. At almost 2,000 square kilometres (770 sq mi) it is the second largest of the 49 AONBs in the United Kingdom.'

*Northumberland Coast AONB
Overview

'The Northumberland Coast AONB is often best appreciated on foot, the fantastic network of footpaths, bridleways and quiet lanes make it easy to find peace and tranquillity. There is a continuous coastal footpath ‘The Northumberland Coast Path’, part of the North Sea Trail, which stretches from Cresswell in the south to Berwick-upon-Tweed in the north.'

*Northumberland County Council
Overview

'Country Parks, Visitor Centres & Coastal Sites ... Visiting Parks & Gardens ... Northumberland Local Nature Reserves'

*Northumberland National Park
Overview

'England's most tranquil place, whose dramatic hills and sheltered valleys stretch from Hadrian's Wall to the Scottish border. Enjoy our unique borderland culture and sustainable way of life.'

See also

National Park Walking Routes [Visit Northumberland]

*Phoenix Walking Club
Overview

'Welcome to the website of The Phoenix Walking Club. We are based in North Tyneside and are a very active club. We have around 420 members. Every six days, so it isn't the same day each week, we hire two 53 seater coaches to take us to our destination where a choice of walks between 8 to 16 miles will be available.'

*Raby Castle
Size (acreage)200
Overview

'Raby Castle is surrounded by 200 acres of lush green parkland, where herds of Red and Fallow Deer live wild. Follow one of the walks through the park and around the ponds where you'll see plenty of wildlife. You will also enjoy exploring 5 acres of traditional 18th century ornamental Walled Gardens including fabulous Yew Hedges, trees, plants and ornaments from the 18th and 19th century.'

*Ramblers - Northumbria Area
Overview

'Here you will find useful general information, a gallery of members' pictures, links to other useful sites, a section addressing how you should report any problems you may have with access or footpaths, how to contact us, a news page, a Northumbria Area members' forum and details of the fourteen groups in our Northumbria area.'

*Red Kite Ramblers
Overview

'We are a walking club located in the North East of England close to Newcastle upon Tyne. We run a walking programme with planned walks every other Saturday throughout the year.'

*Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
Overview

'Hike for miles or stroll for an hour. In Redcar, Saltburn and Guisborough you can walk without crowds, through unspoilt landscapes and beside some of the most scenic beaches in Britain!'

Description from

This is Redcar & Cleveland

*Redcar & Cleveland's Winter Walking Festival
Overview

Usually held Late January/Early February  'We are hoping for some mild winter weather, but British weather can be temperamental, so expect some snow, rain and strong winds! Please be prepared and dress appropriately ...'

Description from

This is Redcar & Cleveland

*Saltburn Gill Nature Reserve
Size (acreage)52
Overview

'Saltburn Gill is a 52 acre woodland nature reserve nestling in the shadow of Saltburn by the Sea, where drifts of Wild Garlic and Bluebells herald the arrival of Spring and where sightings of Roe deer are always a possibility.'

Description from

Saltburnbythesea.com

See also

Saltburn Gill [Tees Valley Wildlife Trust]

*Saltwell Park
Size (acreage)55
Overview

'Its historical and peaceful grounds have earned many awards such as Green Flag and Britain's best park. Some of its facilities include ornamental and woodland gardens, a boating lake, bowling greens, play areas, a maze, educational centre and of course the stunning Saltwell Tower.'

Description from

Wikipedia

See also

Friends of Saltwell Park | Saltwell Park [Gateshead Council]

*Seaton Delaval Hall
Overview

'There are regular guided walks around the estate where our knowledgeable guides will give you an insight into the history of the local area and how it was shaped by the Delaval family. If you prefer to do your own thing, we've suggested some walks that might suit your needs ... '

Description from

National Trust

*Shepherds Walks
Overview

'Walker's Store ... Self Led Walking Guides ... Courses & Guided Walks ... Events ... Holidays ... Blog ... Education ... News' ... Northumberland, with some offerings in Cumbria and The Borders.

*South Tyneside Council
Overview

'There are many leaflets available providing more information about the sites of wildlife interest and walks within South Tyneside ... '

*St Edward's ABC Fellwalkers
Overview

'We are an all-weather, all-year round walking club based on northeast Tyneside.  Walks take place every other Saturday in areas such as Northumberland, Durham, Cumbria, Scotland, and both the Yorkshire Dales and Moors. There is usually a choice of four walks, which vary in distance and height to cater for the individual walkers requirements.'

*Stockton Rambling Club
Overview

'Leave your car behind and join us on our coach. We meet every Sunday throughout the year for walks in all parts of the North of England. We also organise mid-week walks and weekend walking trips to the Lake District, Derbyshire, the Yorkshire Dales, Northumberland and Scotland.'

*Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Overview

'Stockton has a wonderful network of routes for walking, whether you want to get to the local shops, walk to school, or enjoy some fabulous parks and countryside. Maps and leaflets for a whole host of walks can be viewed ...'

*Sunderland Walking Club
Overview

'We aim to offer walks with a coach provided every second Sunday, and on a Saturday once a month, In addition, we offer walks on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Saturdays using cars or public transport.'

*Tyne Riverside Country Park
Size (acreage)150
Overview

'Covers about 60 hectares of land, with miles of footpaths and bridleway that allow you to explore the park and wider countryside. The landscape in the Park is made up of farmland, woodland and grassland areas ... Hadrian's Wall Path also runs through the Park so there is scope for continuing your walk along this Path.'

See also

Tyne Riverside Country Park [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

*Tyneside Walking & Social Group
Overview

'We are a walking and outdoor activities group based on Tyneside. The Group was formerly Newcastle local YHA group. We regularly walk in the Northumberland and Durham area, usually on Sundays; the walks are between 7 and 12 miles.'

*Visit Berwick
Overview

'Berwick-upon-Tweed is a town of contrasts, where a history of conflict has given way to an ethos of collaboration. A big part of what makes Berwick-upon-Tweed unique is that it can’t be pinned down to having any one identity, any single main feature or even just one way of saying things. Berwick-upon-Tweed is a beautiful and exciting border-land melting pot and that’s what gives it such impressive depth of character.'

*Visit County Durham
Overview

'One of the best ways to explore everything that Durham has to offer is on foot. Whether it's a leisurely city stroll along the banks of the River Wear, or a more strenuous walk in Durham's great outdoors – our routes were made for walking ... '

*Visit NewcastleGateshead
Overview

'Perfect for visitors to NewcastleGateshead as you can explore the city on foot taking in the best sights, attractions, buildings and monuments. The guides are also great for locals, who want to discover more about the place where they live ... The walks start and end at a Metro station, so they are always easy to get to and find.'

*Wansbeck Riverside Park
Overview

'Covers approximately 112 hectares of woodland, grassland and the river.'

*Washington Wetland Centre
Overview

'Discover more about the fascinating wild flora and fauna of WWT Washington by joining us for a 'walk with a warden".'

*Weetslade Country Park
Size (acreage)100
Overview

'A former colliery site, this reserve has been extensively landscaped to create a wildlife haven on the edge of the city with a hill, grassland, scrub, reedbed and woodland areas ... Many paths are accessible for wheelchair users.'

*West Cemetery Darlington
Size (acreage)37
Overview

'Darlington's West Cemetery on Carmel Road, is the final resting place of many of the town's most significant residents, with monuments dating from the height of Victorian funerary grandeur through to the present day. This guide helps visitors to the cemetery to locate the more notable graves and provides a brief background to their occupants using information on Darlington's history from various sources.'

Description from

About Darlington

*Wolsingham Wayfarers
Overview

'Founded in 1993 under the Parish Path Partnership to look after and promote the 140 miles of designated footpaths in the Wolsingham Parish.'

Alnmouth and Lesbury Walk
Distance (miles)4
Overview

'This short walk takes us around Alnmouth, explores the estuary of the River Aln, Hipsburn, Lesbury,Foxton Hall and back via Alnmouth golf course.' Alert The original Link referenced here seems to have disappeared.

Description from

Alnmouth on foot

Alnmouth Walks
Overview

'Alnmouth is a small, picturesque village situated at the mouth of the River Aln, on the Northumberland coast. It is located within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which stretches from the Borders in the north to Amble in the south of the region ... Alnmouth Parish Council produced a guidebook of eleven walks around the picturesque village of Alnmouth. It is available from Tourist Information Centres.'

Alnwick Walks
Overview

'Walks around Alnwick District in Beautiful Northumberland'

Description from

West Acre House

Bamburgh Walk
Distance (miles)4
Overview

'This walk starts at Bamburgh and follows a circular route along roads to Budle Bay and returning along the coast to Bamburgh. The route could be followed in either direction, we chose a clockwise one.' Note that this Walk replaces one from Northumberland County Council which seems to have disappeared.

Description from

Northumberland-Walks.co.uk

Barningham Trail
Distance (miles)24
Overview

'Circular walk, using old pack-horse trails, which zig-zags its way over Barningham Moor, and then climbs over the watershed to enter the Yorkshire Dales National Park. A long climb back up and over brings you to the delights of the Stang Forest before returning to Barningham.

Description from

The Barningham Trail Ed Coles (Trailguides, 2007)

See also

Barningham Trail [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

Bede's Way
Distance (miles)12
Overview

'Bede's Way has been devised to link the twin Anglo-Saxon monastery of St Peter's in Wearmouth and St Paul's in Jarrow. Today the route follows a safe and enjoyable path through the Great North Forest, covering twelve miles of rich landscape, delightful seascape, rolling hills and meandering streams.'

Description from

The Jarrow Team Ministry

See also

Bede's Way Walk  [St Peter's Wearmouth]

Berwick-Upon-Tweed Self-Guided Walks
Distance (miles)2
Overview

'Several themed walking trails have been created around Berwick, Spittal and Tweedmouth: [1] The Lowry Trail - - - : [2] The Barleycorn Trail - - - : [3] The Fishy Trail.' Alert These Walks replace one from Northumberland County Council which seems to have disappeared.

Description from

Time to Explore Northumberland & The Scottish Borders

Challenge Walks in Northumberland
Overview

'The official web site for Challenge Walks in Northumberland, including the Northumberland Coastal Challenge Walk, Cragside Challenge Walk, St Cuthbert's Way Challenge Walk and Kielder Challenge Walk.'

Description from

Shepherds Walks

Chester-le-Street Heritage Trail
Distance (miles)2
Overview

'Walk around the 2000 year old history of this market town, visiting sites of Roman occupation, Christian heritage and Victorian industry. Take in the character and history of the buildings and sites as you enjoy your tour.'

Cheviot Walks
Overview

'The Cheviot Hills wander along the extreme northern edge of England sweeping effortlessly down into Scotland like a tide of green, rolling waves. Covering an area of some 1035 square kilometres (400 square miles), they are not, in the great scheme of matters mountainous, particularly big. However, Northumberland`s premier hill, The Cheviot, rises to a height of 815 metres (2674 feet) and is a broad-backed brute of a hill. It stands like a colossus peering down into the Harthope, College and Lambden Valleys. Five other hills in the range, Windy Gyle, Comb Fell, Cushat Law, Hedgehope Hill and Bloodybush Edge, top the magical 610 metres (2000 feet) mark and, with endless views to distant horizons to delight the eye, you cannot help but feel that this is truly big country. '

Description from

Geoff Holland

Chopwell Wood Trails
Size (acreage)890
Overview

'Chopwell Wood really is a wood for everyone. This 360-hectare mixed woodland is a real gem, set right on the fringe of Gateshead. Miles of paths allow fantastic access, walking and cycling into the heart of this fascinating woodland.'

Description from

Forestry England

Consett & Sunderland Railway Path
Distance (miles)26
Overview

'Much of the route follows the line of the former Stanhope & Tyne Railway, Britain's first commercial railway, which was finally closed in 1985. The route into Sunderland takes you past the new Stadium of Light, along the riverside, through the marina and onto the beach at Roker.'

Description from

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