Month: June 2015

2015-06-25 Rothbury (Rob Harrison)

Rob Harrison’s Walk started from Longhorsley with a group of 18, or more correctly 1/4 mile after there because of difficulties parking the buses. Rain threatened throughout but there was only one brief downpour after the lunch stop.  For the rest of the time shirt sleeves were the order of the day. For those that are Read More …

2015-06-19 Garrigill (Michael Webster)

A tremendously varied walk led by Michael Webster starting from Alston, then up the R. Nent, over the moor via Nenthead and ending up coming down the R. South Tyne to Garrigill. From start to finish we had a fine display of wild flowers and a handy supply of difficult stiles which slowed us down nicely. Read More …

2015-06-08 Melrose (Peter O’Herlihy)

A very select group of 8 walkers set off to Melrose with Peter O’Hellaye in the lead.  The route started in a timber yard guarded by an enthusiastic terrier and a gentleman who seemed disappointed that his “Yes” vote had gone unheeded.  However our silver-tounged leader was able to negotiate passage through an impressive nettle Read More …