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guided walk, Windy Gyle -

As I drove through Rothbury heading ‘up the valley’ it was a wet old morning, not the best for walking one of the finest peaks in Northumberland. Thankfully, that was going to be the worse of the weather encountered that day.

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Cheviot, guided walk -

It was a glorious morning and the views and colours of the Harthope Valley were at their best as our group met at Langleeford. Although a much smaller number than usual due to the current Covid restrictions, the walkers were just pleased to be back out in the hills, and for two this was to be their first foray into the Cheviots.

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Craster, guided walk, Northumberland Coast Path, Walkworth -

It was a glorious October morning as we met at Craster ready to be transferred to the start of the day’s walk at Warkworth. There were 16 walkers – 13 were new to Shepherds Walks and Sam the beagle. On the minibus to Warkworth, Mark introduced himself and outlined the route and format for the day.

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Breamish Valley, guided walk -

It was a glorious September morning as we drove up the Breamish Valley to Hartside – our starting point for today’s walk. Mark welcomed everyone – in particular those walkers new to Shepherds Walks – and outlined the route for the day.

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guided walk, wi, Windy Gyle -

Mark welcomed everyone, introduced Martin our Shepherds Walks volunteer and outlined the route. He advised that Windy Gyle would almost certainly live up to its name and that it would likely be rather wet underfoot. Fortunately we were all prepared for this eventuality.

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