Group name: Gateshead

This group is a part of Northumbria Area.

13 April, South Tyne Valley Circular

Please note - parking costs £4 at Allenbanks car park, however it free for National Trust members by scanning their NT cards in the parking machine.

20 April, Southern Hill Walk

Please note - there has been a change in the starting point to Malton Picnic area (free parking).

Post code- DH7 0TH, OS Ref - NZ178464

08 June, Birdoswald

Please note - parking costs £4, however English Heritage members can claim this back on departure.  

Proposed Coach Trip - August

This year's coach trip is being organised for 17 or 24 August, depending upon responses.  It is proposed to go to North Yorkshire, Hole of Horcum.  The walk would be over the North York Moors taking in the 2 villages of Lockton and Levisham.  It is approxiamely 7.5 miles with a climb of 347 metres.  

There will be a non refundable deposit of £5, payable by 01 July.

Please contact Doris McAlister by 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 registered 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.

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!