Swarland Wood – 12th August 2018

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We were unlucky on the day of the Swarland Wood walk as the amazing weather we have enjoyed decided to take a day off.  We woke to torrential rain across the area. Continue reading “Swarland Wood – 12th August 2018”

Ford Village and Ford Moss – 21st July 2018

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Another gorgeous day of walking ahead, we met up just outside of Ford, to enjoy a walk taking in Ford Village and Ford Moss and a few extra things thrown in for good measure.  A quick warm up and we were off. Continue reading “Ford Village and Ford Moss – 21st July 2018”

Take your Nordic Walking to the next level – 14th July 2018

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This walk was a little different from our usual walks, in that it mainly focused on training.  It kicked off a weekend of Nordic Walking training, with a second session taking place on Sunday.

We welcomed two new walkers to our group Maggie who was on holiday in Northumberland and wanted to do some Nordic Walking and Sylvia, a friend of Sandra. Continue reading “Take your Nordic Walking to the next level – 14th July 2018”

Low and High Force – 7th July 2018

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You can see from the group photo above that the sun was out and it was going to be a hot one from the start.  We had checked out this walk in June and we knew it was a good one. Continue reading “Low and High Force – 7th July 2018”

Felton and Weldon Bridge 30th June 2018

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Details

Walk: Felton and Weldon Bridge
Guide: Julie
Walk leaders: Anne
Weather: Sunny and hot
Distance of walk: 10.7 miles

It was a great day for this beautiful walk.   It was great to welcome Shirley for her first Strolls with Poles walk. Continue reading “Felton and Weldon Bridge 30th June 2018”

Bellingham and Hareshaw Linn – 19th May 2018

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Details

Walk: Bellingham and Hareshaw Linn
Guide: Julie
Walk leaders: Martin / Ruth
Weather: Sunny and hot
Distance of walk: 8.5 miles

Taking advantage again of the unbelievably good weather we are having, we arrived at Hareshaw Linn car park, ready for the day’s walking around Bellingham and Hareshaw Linn.  The group was mostly familiar faces but with three additions, Daniel and Annabel, the children of one of our regulars and Andy.  Andy was a new customer and had seen our walk advertised in the local newspaper.  He was welcomed into the group immediately.  Once we were all ready we did a short warm up and then set off. Continue reading “Bellingham and Hareshaw Linn – 19th May 2018”

Pilgrim’s Causeway – 5th May 2018

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Details

Walk: Pilgrim’s Causeway
Guide: Julie
Walk leaders: Martin / Ruth
Weather: Sunny and hot
Distance of walk: 9 miles

Wow, we couldn’t have wished for or got better weather for this walk.  We were following in the footsteps of the pilgrims who crossed the sands to Holy Island. Continue reading “Pilgrim’s Causeway – 5th May 2018”

St Abbs and Coldingham – 28th April 2018

Details

Walk: St Abbs and Coldingham
Guide: Julie
Walk leaders: Martin / Ruth
Weather: Sunny and warm
Distance of walk: 9 miles

New area to walk in

The Scottish Borders is the most northerly area we have walked in and area which most of the group hadn’t visited before. Continue reading “St Abbs and Coldingham – 28th April 2018”