The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous for its lakes, forests, and mountains (or fells), and its associations with William Wordsworth and other Lake Poets and also with Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin. The Lake District National Park was established in 1951 and covers an area of 2,362 square kilometres (912 sq mi). It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017.
The North Pennines is the northernmost section of the Pennine range of hills which runs north–south through northern England. It lies between Carlisle to the west and Darlington to the east. It is bounded to the north by the Tyne Valley and to the south by the Stainmore Gap.
The North York Moors is an upland area in north-eastern Yorkshire, England. It contains one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the United Kingdom. The area was designated as a National Park in 1952, through the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949. Covering an area of 554 sq mi (1,430 km2), the National Park has a population of 23,380. It is administered by the North York Moors National Park Authority, whose head office is based in Helmsley.
Northumberland is a county in Northern England, one of two counties in England which border with Scotland. Notable landmarks in the county include Alnwick Castle, Bamburgh Castle, Hadrian’s Wall and Hexham Abbey.
Please see the link below for the walk sheet and the maps for the outing from Co Durham into Northumberland including the Derwent Valley to Hexham via Blanchland.
Please see the link below for the walk sheet and maps for the Northumberland walk taking St. Cuthbert’s Way from Jedburgh to Melrose on the 11 May 2019.
In December we were doing various walks in the delightful Kielder Valley and here are some pictures taken along the way and of the party atmosphere that pervades our last walk of the year.
Please use the link below to see the walk sheet and the route maps.
A Happy New Year to all our members, past and present!
For details of the next Club outing simply click on the filename above. Instructions for reserving a coach seat are included in this document.
For a map(s) of optional walk routes, click on the filename below: –
Photos from this walk are available here
If you are interested in joining this outing and wish to know more, simply click on the filename above. Instructions for reserving a seat on the coach are on the Walksheet. For a detailed Routemap showing the various proposed walk routes on offer, simply click on the file name below.
If you are interested in joining this outing and wish to know more, simply click on the filename above. Instructions for reserving a seat on the coach are on the walksheet.
If you are interested in joining this outing and wish to know more, simply click on the filename above. Instructions for reserving your seat on the coach are on the walksheet.
The next club walk in September, commences with a visit to Holy Island (or Lindisfarne) on the remote and beautiful Northumberland Coast. Time is allowed for exploration of the castle and priory on Holy Island before setting out on the walk, which traces St Cuthbert’s route towards the popular town of Wooler.
Click on the file name above to open the walk information sheet for more details – and instructions on how to reserve a place on our coach.
To reserve your place on the coach please contact the secretary.
Photos by Dustbag1969
Photos by EddyAycliffe
Hadrians Wall Walk – Brampton to Haltwhistle, Saturday October 15th 2011
There was an error regarding the route of the coach that Alan Holmes has now corrected in the attachment to this email. Note that the coach will not be going through Barnard Castle.
Aycliffe Fell Walking Club – Hadrians Wall – Brampton to Haltwhistle, Saturday 15 October 2011
This is a reminder of the next walk and to provide you with the information sheet. Instructions for booking your place are on the sheet which is attached.
1. Please note that the AGM & social evening will take place on Wednesday 2 November at 7.30 pm in the INEOS Newton Aycliffe Sports & Social Club Pavilion. The bar will be open and there will be facilities for showing digital photographs so please bring these along if you have some.
2. The time has come to collect suggestions for the 2012 walks. We will receive these on the Hadrians Wall walk or you can send them by email to Alan Holmes on firstname.lastname@example.org. Everyone at the AGM will vote on the nominations to select those for 2012.
3. If you have any motions to raise at the AGM, please let me know by Friday 21st October by email (email@example.com) or phone (01325 303683)
Info Sheet : Hadrians Wall Brampton to Haltwhistle