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95. The River Wansbeck 5 – 27th September 2017

With Geoffrey on ‘boiler replacement’ duty, Clive, Robin and I drove to Low Angerton after dropping one car at Mitford. We followed the line of the Pow Burn as it flowed towards its confluence with the main river further downstream, … Continue reading

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73. The River Rede Rambles no. 1 – 22nd June 2016

With only three Footloose fellas available, we left St. Oswald’s Way for another day, and decided upon a gentle stroll around the lower reaches of the River Rede. This Northumbrian river rises on Carter Fell on the Border, feeds Catcleugh … Continue reading

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72. St. Oswald’s Way no. 7 – High Park Farm to Warkworth Beach – 8th June 2016

After a few days of wall-to-wall sunshine, it was almost a relief to be greeted by a cooler, hazy morning, and Footloose were at full strength as we drove north to rendezvous just north of Warkworth. We then retraced the … Continue reading

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67. St. Oswald’s Way no. 2 – Great Whittington to Great Bavington – 3rd February 2016

The day of our second walk along St. Oswald’s Way dawned bright and clear, though a stiff breeze from the north west promised to keep the temperature hovering around 4⁰C. We drove to Great Bavington and spent a pleasant hour … Continue reading

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07. Romans and ruins – Corbridge and Halton – May 18th 2011

On another beautiful day, the four intrepid explorers set out again to discover the delights of the Northumberland countryside, this time heading for the ancient Roman settlement of Corbridge. Not here the peaceful seclusion of an isolated village, but the … Continue reading

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