Monthly Archives: October 2014

29. Our pilgrimage to Lindisfarne – 3rd April 2013

Intending to arrive at the Holy Island causeway so that we could enjoy the Island to its fullest extent, we set off from Ponteland a little later than usual. The morning was beautiful – clear blue skies, little wind, but … Continue reading

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28. Anniversary antics around Alnwick – 6th March 2013

For our second anniversary, we (although sadly only 3 of us were able to make it) set off north towards Alnwick, the home of the most powerful northern barons during mediaeval times, the Earls of Northumberland. We parked near the … Continue reading

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27. Early exercise around Elsdon with exciting escapades – 9th January 2013

It was a real blessing that all four Footloose were able to set out for the inaugural walk of 2013, and weather wise the day boded well again – clear blue skies with sunshine, but cold and frosty. We drove … Continue reading

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26. Saintly visits around Hexham – 28th November 2012

It was really good that Footloose were able to venture out for our 26th walk since the idea came to fruition nearly two years ago, and we again set our compass westward, out along the Military Road, in the footsteps … Continue reading

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25. Newbrough in November – 14th November 2012

Three of Footloose journeyed west (away from the bad weather predicted by the Met. Office) to the small village of Newbrough in the Tyne Valley.  We parked adjacent to the War Memorial in the main street (the old Roman road … Continue reading

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24. Stamfordham – 18th October 2012

The weather forecast for our walking day was dire, so we decided to postpone our walk until the afternoon, when it was due to improve. An amended itinerary too – we popped up the road to Stamfordham, and parked in … Continue reading

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23. Kirkwhelpington and Cambo – 22nd August 2012

Two of our intrepid Footloose band set out on a rather damp morning and drove the few miles north west along the A696 to Kirkwhelpington. We parked up near the Post Office and walked the few yards to the 13th … Continue reading

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