Monthly Archives: February 2016

60. The River Coquet – Low Alwinton to Barrow Burn – 19th August 2015

After the previous day of steady rain, our walking day dawned fine, so we drove up the A696 to Elsdon, and then across into the Coquet valley near Hepple, and then on to Barrow Burn, above Alwinton. We met up … Continue reading

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59. The River Coquet – Hepple to Low Alwinton – 5th August 2015

On a fine August morning, we drove north west out of Ponteland along the A696 towards Elsdon, before winding our way to rendezvous at Low Alwinton. With our starting point at Hepple, the walk followed the well-marked footpath out of … Continue reading

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58. The River Coquet – Pauperhaugh to Hepple – 8th July 2015

A full complement of Footloose fellas wound their way up the A696 towards Elsdon, entered the National Park and drove over to Hepple, where we parked up just north of the unattractive road bridge over the Coquet river. It was … Continue reading

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57. The River Coquet – Felton to Pauperhaugh – 13th May 2015

Stage 3 of our Coquetdale adventure saw only four Footloose driving north to Pauperhaugh, Clive having to nurse an injured dog. We parked a car just south of the bridge and then motored to Felton to begin our walk, briefly … Continue reading

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56. The River Coquet – Warkworth to Felton – 29th April 2015

With eager anticipation, we five Footloose fellas wound our way up the Great North Road to Felton, where we left one car, and proceeded to Warkworth for the start of stage two of our Coquet trek. The weather was cool, … Continue reading

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55. The River Coquet – Amble to Warkworth and return – 15th April 2015

We had all five Footloose members for the delayed start of our walk along the Coquet, so Robin was chauffeur as we journeyed to Amble on the Northumberland coast. We parked in the Turner Street car park and made our … Continue reading

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