Region: North East England

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Alnwick/

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The Category Alnwick is a subset of Northumberland. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Alnwick which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Alnwick/

Category:Alnwick
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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Berwick-Upon-Tweed/

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The Category Berwick-Upon-Tweed is a subset of Northumberland. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Berwick-Upon-Tweed which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Berwick-Upon-Tweed/

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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Bishop-Auckland/

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The Category Bishop Auckland is a subset of Durham [County]. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Bishop Auckland which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Bishop-Auckland/

Category:Bishop Auckland
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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Blyth-Valley-Wansbeck/

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The Category Blyth Valley & Wansbeck is a subset of Northumberland. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Blyth Valley & Wansbeck which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Blyth-Valley-Wansbeck/

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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Castle-Morpeth/

Category:Castle Morpeth
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The Category Castle Morpeth is a subset of Northumberland. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Castle Morpeth which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Castle-Morpeth/

Category:Castle Morpeth
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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Chester-le-Street/

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The Category Chester-le-Street is a subset of Durham [County]. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Chester-le-Street which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Chester-le-Street/

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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Darlington/

Category:Darlington
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The Category Darlington is a subset of Durham [County]. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Darlington which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Darlington/

Category:Darlington
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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Durham-City/

Category:Durham [City]
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The Category Durham [City] is a subset of Durham [County]. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Durham [City] which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Durham-City/

Category:Durham [City]
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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Gateshead/

Category:Gateshead
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The Category Gateshead is a subset of Tyne and Wear. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Gateshead which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Gateshead/

Category:Gateshead
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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Hartlepool/

Category:Hartlepool
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The Category Hartlepool is a subset of Teesside. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Hartlepool which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Hartlepool/

Category:Hartlepool
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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Middlesbrough/

Category:Middlesbrough
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The Category Middlesbrough is a subset of Teesside. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Middlesbrough which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Newcastle-upon-Tyne/

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The Category Newcastle upon Tyne is a subset of Tyne and Wear. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Newcastle upon Tyne which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/North-Tyneside/

Category:North Tyneside
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The Category North Tyneside is a subset of Tyne and Wear. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with North Tyneside which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/North-Tyneside/

Category:North Tyneside
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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Redcar-Cleveland/

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The Category Redcar & Cleveland is a subset of Teesside. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Redcar & Cleveland which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Redcar-Cleveland/

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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/South-Tyneside/

Category:South Tyneside
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The Category South Tyneside is a subset of Tyne and Wear. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with South Tyneside which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/South-Tyneside/

Category:South Tyneside
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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Stockton-on-Tees/

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The Category Stockton-on-Tees is a subset of Teesside. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Stockton-on-Tees which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Stockton-on-Tees/

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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Sunderland/

Category:Sunderland
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The Category Sunderland is a subset of Tyne and Wear. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Sunderland which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Sunderland/

Category:Sunderland
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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

 

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Tynedale/

Category:Tynedale
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The Category Tynedale is a subset of Northumberland. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Entities associated with Tynedale which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Tynedale/

Category:Tynedale
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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

 

u3asites.org.uk/northumbria/home

Overview

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

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U3A Regions

www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/walkfinder/North%20East

Category:North East
Overview

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

www.activenewcastle.co.uk

Overview

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

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Newcastle City Council

www.nwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/annstead-dunes

Category:Alnwick
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!'

aycliffefellwalkingclub.com

Category:Bishop Auckland
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.'

www.barnardcastleramblers.org.uk/Routemaps.html

Category:Bishop Auckland
Overview

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

www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/belsay-hall-castle-and-garden...

Category:Castle Morpeth
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

www.northumberland.gov.uk/Local/Country-parks-visitor-centres-coastal-...

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.'

www.northumberland.gov.uk/Local/Country-parks-visitor-centres-coastal-...

Category:Castle Morpeth
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.'

www.brigantesenglishwalks.com

Category:North East
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.'

stocksfieldpc.org.uk/localinformation/walks

Category:Tynedale
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.'

publications.naturalengland.org.uk/publication/6013576

Category:Hartlepool
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

darlingtonchahf.co.uk

Category:Darlington
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 ...'

www.darlingtonhiking.org.uk/site/home.php

Category:Darlington
Overview

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

www.teesvalleylocalaccessforum.co.uk/places-to-visit/darlington-places...

Category:Darlington
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]

www.discoveringbritain.org/activities/north-east-england/

Category:North East
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. '

www.durham.gov.uk/countryside

Category:Durham [City]
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.'

www.dur.ac.uk/botanic.garden/

Category:Durham [City]
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

www.nwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/east-chevington

Category:Castle Morpeth
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.'

www.eshparishcouncil.gov.uk/html/parishwalk.html

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.'

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/farne-islands

Category:Alnwick
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

www.thefellwalkingclub.org

Category:Middlesbrough
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.'

footstepsnorthumberland.co.uk

Category: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.'

www.ford-and-etal.co.uk/tourism/what-to-see-and-do/what-to-do/walking

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]

www.gateshead.gov.uk/article/4361/Countryside-sites-and-country-parks

Category:Gateshead
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

www.thegreypanthers.com

Category:North East
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.'

www.forestryengland.uk/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

www.forestryengland.uk/hamsterley-forest

Category:Bishop Auckland
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

www.nwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/harbottle-crags

Category:Alnwick
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]

www.hartlepool.gov.uk/info/20011/leisure_sport_and_culture/229/walking...

Category:Hartlepool
Overview

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

www.teesvalleylocalaccessforum.co.uk/places-to-visit/hartlepool-places...

Category:Hartlepool
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 ...'

hartlepoolramblingclub.yolasite.com

Category:Hartlepool
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.'

durhamwt.com/reserves/hedleyhope-fell-nature-reserve/

Category:Bishop Auckland
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

houghtonanddistrictramblers.co.uk

Category:Sunderland
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.'

www.ldwa.org.uk/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.'

www.ldwa.org.uk/northumbria

Category:North East
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.'

www.folc-nr.co.uk

Category:Middlesbrough
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.'

www.loftustc.co.uk/8-home/24-local-area

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

www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/leisure-events-libraries-and-hubs/sport-and-p...

Category:Middlesbrough
Overview

'List of suggested walking routes in Middlesbrough. All our parks are also suitable for walking ...'

morpethfootpathssociety.weebly.com

Category:Castle Morpeth
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!'

www.newcastlewalking.co.uk

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. '

www.northpennines.org.uk/visit-explore/

Category:Durham [County]
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.'

www.northumberlandcoastaonb.org

Category:Northumberland
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.'

www.northumberland.gov.uk/local.aspx

Category:Northumberland
Overview

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

www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk/things-to-do/

Category:Northumberland
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]

www.phoenixwalkingclub.org.uk

Category:North Tyneside
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.'

www.raby.co.uk/raby-castle/discover/the-park-gardens/

Category:Bishop Auckland
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.'

www.ramblers.org.uk/northumbria

Category:Northumberland
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.'

redkite-ramblers.org.uk

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.'

www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

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

www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-services/Pages/Wal...

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 ...'

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This is Redcar & Cleveland

www.saltburnbysea.com/html/saltburn-gill.html

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.'

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Saltburnbythesea.com

See also

Saltburn Gill [Tees Valley Wildlife Trust]

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saltwell_Park

Category:Gateshead
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]

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/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

shepherdswalks.co.uk

Category:North East
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.

www.southtyneside.gov.uk/article/36209/Walks-and-wildlife-sites

Category:South Tyneside
Overview

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

www.stedwardsfellwalkers.co.uk

Category:North Tyneside
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.'

www.stockton-rambling-club.org.uk

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.'

www.stockton.gov.uk/arts-culture-and-leisure/cycling-and-walking/walki...

Overview

'Walking requires no equipment or expense and is the ideal way for most people to become more active. You will find nature trails in many of the parks and reserves in the area or why not step out in Stockton-on-Tees and see where it takes you ... '

'Stockton-on-Tees is home to 14 wonderful parks and nature reserves. In these Pages you can discover all that they have to offer ...'

sunderlandwalking.club

Category:Sunderland
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.'

www.northumberland.gov.uk/Local/Country-parks-visitor-centres-coastal-...

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]

www.tynewalk.org

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.'

www.visitberwick.com/what-to-do/

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.'

www.thisisdurham.com/outdoors/walking-in-durham

Category:Durham [City]
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 ... '

newcastlegateshead.com

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.'

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