Pilgrim’s Causeway – 23rd June 2019

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The Pilgrim’s Causeway is a bit special for everyone who does it and it’s always popular. For some it is a spiritual walk, for others it’s just fun. Regardless, people are never disappointed.

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Learn to Nordic Walk at Wallington – 9th June 2019

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Stepping stones

This was our fifth Learn to Nordic Walk session at Wallington. As usual, we all met up in the Visitors Centre and started from there. Paperwork was completed and poles measured and handed out, we set off for the courtyard.

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Morpeth to Bothal Walk – 8th June 2019

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We were wondering whether or not the Morpeth to Bothal walk would go ahead. It had been a very wet night and some were doubtful about the weather conditions for the walk. However, the Met Office forecast said that the rain would ease. So, it was on.

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Grasmere Gallop – 1st June 2019

Grasmere Gallop 2019 was the third Grasmere Gallop for several of us and we were looking forward to it. Most of us had come over to the Lakes on Friday, so that we could get a good nights rest and be fresh for the morning.

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Nordic Walking at Clara Vale – 26th May 2019

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The Clara Vale Group

Clara Vale is a small village close to Crawcrook.  It used to be a pit village but the coal mine was demolished long ago. However, the community is still thriving. This is the second Nordic Walking training session that we have taught here, at Clara Vale Village Hall.

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Crammel Linn Walk – 25th May 2019

We arrived in Gilsland bright and early, ready for the Crammel Linn walk. First things first, Julie, Martin and Anne went directly to the House of Meg cafe for breakfast. The bacon sandwich was excellent and perfect fuel for a walk.

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Happy Valley – 18th May 2019

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The group shot

Here we were at the Carey Burn Bridge. The start of the Happy Valley Walk. We were welcoming Matt and Garry on their first Strolls With Poles walk, after attending a training session, at Wallington recently. It was also great to see Ally again.

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Learn to Nordic Walk at Wallington – 12th May 2019

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Our fourth training session at Wallington.  Julie took the training. We started in the Visitors Centre, as usual, by introducing Strolls with Poles and Nordic Walking in general.

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Yeavering Bell – 11th May 2019

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Yeavering Bell summit

Another visit to Wooler for a lovely days walk out to Yeavering Bell. We have become regulars in Wooler over the past month so the routine was familiar. Meet in Wooler Common car park and go from there.

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Harbottle Wood – 5th May 2019

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Group shot with Simonside Hills in the background

We met up at Holystone picnic area for our visit to Harbottle Wood. There was some confusion over the actual starting point and some arrived spot on 10am. It’s difficult to check the details these days when there is no phone reception in the area. No matter, as it was only a small group.

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