Wednesday Walks - Hancock Coach (10am start)

Details of the walk routes for Wednesday  17th January 2018 Warden (Meal)

These details, which incude distances & grades, are usually available by Monday pm.

Brimham Rocks Sandra Windeatt​   More in the Photo Gallery


We welcome new walkers.  

Pickup point: Lay-by adjacent to the Hancock Museum, Claremont Rd, Newcastle NE2 4PT   The coach leaves at 10am  

Every Wednesday there is a choice of between 4 and 6 walks with different lengths and grades.

Current  programme of walk destinations:    Walks August 2017 to January 2018

Future walk destinations for   Walks February - July 2018

Walk bookings by new walkers can be made by telephoning the Bookings Secretaries.

Walks can be booked on the coach at least 1 week before and up to 4 weeks in advance.

Booking Secretaries:    Ruth Sides Tel 0191 284 0357

                           or  Sheila Harrison Tel 0191 680 8062

Fares: £7- £10. Children (up to 18), who must be accompanied by an adult £4

Bookings can be transferred with a minimum of 1 full weeks notice.   If you are booked for

next weeks walk and cannot walk, please contact the Booking Secretary & let her know.

You are welcome to try up to 3 walks before joining the Ramblers Association.

All our walks are either moderate or strenuous & you should be able to walk at

least 8 miles, as sometimes an alternative path needs to be found.

Walking boots are required for all our walks as well as good outdoor clothing,

food for the whole day and a change of footwear. 

How to be a Tyneside Rambler gives some useful hints before your first walk

If you have difficulty contacting the Booking Secretaries, please contact

the walks co-ordinator below.

Unfortunately dirty boots are not permitted on the coach.

On the return journey, take your belongings on the coach.  Items can

only be removed from the coach boot at the Hancock.

 Walks Co-ordinator: Dr Kenneth Wright Tel 0191 292 1302

Harthope Burn Yvonne Douglas

Our walks have a grade on the walk sheet which gives an approx length & climb

Moderate   C   Up to 14 km/ 9 miles, little ascent 

                 C+  11-18 km/ 7-11 miles, up to 300m/1000 ft ascent

Strenuous  B   13-18km/8-11 miles, up to 450m/1500ft ascent

                 B+   14km/9miles or more, over 450m/1500 ft ascent