Group name: Gateshead

This group is a part of Northumbria Area.


Middleton-in-Teesdale Walk - 23 June

The above walk will start from the advertised start point , however the carpark at the Horse Market has been designated “short stay” . There is plenty of free parking in the long stay carpark in Bridge Street and its well signed . Caution on entry as the gate is not too wide .


Reminder - Coach trip and Summer meal monies now due

Please make arrangements to pay the organisers:

Coach Trip (28 July) - Doris McAlister

Summer Meal (09 August) - Ken Murray

Details of both events below.

Howgills Weekend - 30 June/01 July

30 June - classic high level Howgill Fells Walk (Winder, Arant Haw, Calders and Calf) approx 10 miles. Meet outside the Tourist Information Centre, Sedburgh.  There will be plenty of stops for photographs, snacks and lunch.

01 July - low level walk, taking in the lower slopes of the Howgills and returning along the river Rawthey, approx. 6 miles.

Both walks will be led by Catherine and Jinny

Keswick Coach Trip - 28 July

There will be a choice of 2 walks or a day in Keswick.

Walk 1 - Great Gable, led by Ken Murray.  The Route Card can be found here

Walk 2 -low level walk will be from Rosthwaite along the Allerdale Way to Keswick via Portinscale appox 8 miles, led by Hilary Clark

Summer Meal - Thursday 9 August 2018, 7pm

Bowes Incline Hotel - 3 course meal, £21.95/head

Please complete the form with your menu choice and return to Ken Murray as soon as possible

For more information please ring Ken Murray on 0191 4961066 / 07549257476 or email

Please arrive in good time, as all walks start promptly at 10am.

If there is doubt about the weather, please contact the walks leader before setting off. Unfortunately, there are no dogs permitted on the group's walks (except assistance dogs) and if you take a mobile phone, please use it with consideration for others.

Some members meet informally at a local teashop at the end of walks, please feel free to join us.

Walks Programme (August 2018 -  January 2019)

For a copy of all the Gateshead Group walks within the current programme, please click on this link.  An electronic version (to be uploaded to a smartphone or email account) can be found at GatesheadRamblers-iCal-2018-August  All Gateshead walks are also on the Walks database. 

For the Northumbria area walks programme, please click on this link.

Facebook Page

The Group have a Facebook page for Gateshead Ramblers which is being seen by a wide audience.  Photographs from walks are posted regularly, why not have a look  and 'like' them!

Heart Felt Thanks

The Group has been successful in obtaining a grant for a defibrillator machine. We now carry this on our walks.  If you do not wish to be resusitated, please make your wishes known to the walk leader.