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Summer Programme 2017

A selection of midweek and weekend outings.

Wednesday Wanders

Meet at 7.00pm

Date Place Meet At
May 10 Howick Meet at parking area on roadside near Seahouses farm (NU 259 174 - Map)
Head north towards bathing house, or south towards Rumbling Kern & Sugar Sands
17 Berwick Meet in main (Castlegate) car park (NT 998 531 - Map)
Walk along walls or head down to riverside/harbour
24 Craster / Dunstanburgh Meet at Quarry car park (NU 256 198 - Map)
Visit harbour and head north towards the castle
31 Bamburgh Meet Wynding car park (NU 179 354 - Map)
June 7 St Cuthbert's Cave Meet in National Trust car park at Holburn Grange (NU 051 351 - Map)
Head home via Belford for fish & chips (the best to be had, according to Jane)
14 Simonside / Lordenshaws Meet in Simonside car park (NZ 054 988 - Map)
Hills (some not too steep) and rock carvings
21 Eyemouth / St.Abbs Meet in car park next to Eyemouth harbour (NT 947 644 - Map)
28 Tynemouth Main street car parking can be a bit busy, so suggest meeting in Freestone Point car park below the priory (NZ 375 691 - Map)
July 5 Seaton Sluice Meet in Seaton Sluice near King’s Arms (NZ 358 768 - Map)
Collywell Bay / Charlie’s Garden
12 Roughting Linn Park on verge on side road (NT 984 367 - Map)
Waterfall, ancient fort / rock carvings, walk to Goatscrag hill
19 Holy Island Meet in main car park (NU 125 423 - Map)
Safe crossing time 14:10 until 22:15
26 Edlingham Meet near church (NU 091 115 - Map)
Castle, church and railway viaduct
August 2 Newton-by-the-Sea / Embleton Bay Meet in Low Newton car park (NU 240 248 - Map
9 Branton Ponds Meet in car park (NU 049 165 - Map)
Walk around the lake. Various waterfowl and other wildlife
16 Northumberlandia Meet in main car park (NZ 238 768 - Map)
Land sculpture, plus some interesting views of the open cast workings next door
23 Seahouses Meet in main car park (NU 219 321 - Map)
Harbour, followed by fish & chips


Weekend Events

In addition to the usual Wednesday evening walks, there are a few weekend events that you might be interested in.

Date Event
Sunday 28th May Urban landscape in Newcastle. Dave Dixon to lead a walk around of interesting/less-obvious bits of town
Please let him know (dave@cyberflotsam.com / 07711-670057) if you're interested in going.
Sunday 4th June Heavy Horse Festival at Etal http://www.hayfarmheavies.co.uk
Saturday 10th June Appleby Horse Fair
Sunday 18th June Newcastle Hoppings - afternoon into evening
Sunday 9th July Beamish - Usual museum attractions, plus there is a Festival Of The 50’s
Sunday 16th July Tanfield Railway http://www.tanfield-railway.co.uk


The draft programme for 2017/18 is now available.

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