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Area name: Northumbria

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Walks Booklets - Advertising

The walks programmes for all the Groups within the Northumbria Area are printed in a booklet; 6 months programme, twice a year.  Advertising space is available at a low cost and does not have to walking related.

If Groups are sent emails from eg accommodation owners, consider sending them the attached leaflet, rather than emailing the informaiton to members.

Walks Booklet Advertising

Please could all Groups have their new walks programme (Feb - Aug 2019) to Tony Royson, no later than the end of November 2018.

Current Walks Book Aug 18 - Jan 19

New Group Report Template

Northumbria Area have developed a new group reporting template it can be accessed here

Longer Walks - 24 November, Alwinton Circular

The next walk is in Alwinton OS Ref NT922064, Postcode NE65 7BQ, at 10am, 14 miles to be led by Neil Allender, 0191 274 3930


Landscape Enhancement Initiative Fund

The National Grid have a 'Landscape Enhancement Initiative Fund'.  Twice a year they ask for applications for funding to reduce the impact of some of their pylons etc. in places of beauty, eg planting trees to screen some  pylons or paint them to blend into the countryside more. The next opportunity to apply for funding is 21 January 2019.

Accommodation for Ramblers

Did you know....

a Rambler left a chalet in the Lake District for the use of Ramblers.  Details about the hire can be found at:


Longer Walks

Some longer walks are being organised and will be the last Saturday of every month.  Further information is on the Longer Walks page on the right-hand side of the screen.

The contact is Neil Allender by email

Groups in this area


Walks Secretary : Heather Corby Meeting Place: Start of each walk All Sunday walks start at 10:30 am. If the weather is poor, check with the leader. Bring a packed lunch and something to drink.


For further information please contact Annie Watt, Tel 01289 307656, email

Chester le Street

Chester-le-Street Ramblers walk every Sunday with alternating 09.30 & 10.30am starts, check walk programs for start times and venues, We always meet at the Civic Centre car park DH3 3UA


Our groups help local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. Most groups organise regular walks led by local experts – a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness.

Durham City

Secretary:Cliff Ludman 5 Church Street Durham Tel:0191 386 6886 e-mail: Walks Secretary: Richard Fletcher Tel: 0191 384 3193 Footpath Officer: Roger Carpenter


Our walks, of about 10 miles, are every Saturday starting at 10am. Please make your way to the start of the walk where the Walks Leader will greet you.


Welcome to Hexham Ramblers! Secretary: Julia Forster email tel. 0191 4131724 Walks Co-ordinator: Jill Bungay email tel. 01830 540173


Secretary: Tel 01670 511570 Meeting Place: Unless stated otherwise, meet at the car park next to St George's Church at 9:00 a.m.

Northumbria Family Walking

Simin Cooper Coordinator 3 Roydon Avenue Sunderland SR2 7TB Tel : 0191 5108851 Email : simincooper@talk21.

Northumbria Short Circuits

Shorter walks of 4-6 miles at a leisurely pace in Northumberland and Durham. Sorry dogs are not allowed on our walks. New Members Welcome Please Contact Owen Oliver 01670 731340

Northumbria Walking

Group aimed primarily at people in their 20s and 30s, but many members are in their 40's and early 50's.


We walk on alternate Sundays and two Wednesdays a month in Northumberland and North Durham. A variety of distances to suit all tastes.


Secretary: Gillian Darbyshire, 14 Whittonstall, Fatfield, Washington, NE38 8PH Telephone number 0191 417 2797. All walks are circular and start at 10:30 am unless otherwise stated. Length will be from 7 miles upwards.


All our walks are by coach from Newcastle on Sunday & Wednesday. For all walks, paste this link into your browser: