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Area name: Northumbria

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Walks Book for August 2019 - January 2020 and Cover

Next Walks Book February - July 2020

The next Area AGM will be held at Berwick Holy Trinity Parish Centre TD15 1DF on 8th February 2020 at 14:00                AGM Report

Refreshments will be available from 10.00am and a 6 mile walk will start at 10:30 for those who wish to participate. Tea/coffee and cake, will be available at 13:30. There will be two speakers, Ramblers Trustee Ronnie Forbes and Iain Robson giving a presentation on AONB.The meeting is scheduled to finish at 16:00. 

New Group Report Template

The Northumbria Area has a new group reporting template which can be accessed here

Longer Walks

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 or by using this link. Neil Allender can be contacted by email

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. This link gives more information.

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 using this link.

Groups in this area


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


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

Chester le Street

We walk every Sunday, alternating 09.30am & 10.30am starts,(unless otherwise stated) please check our Website walk programmes for start times and venues. We 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

The Durham City Group organises walks on Mondays in the summer and on Sunday and Wednesday throughout the year. If you are not already a Ramblers member feel free to come along with us.


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: