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guided walk, Red Kite Trail -

Mark took us up Kite Hill from where a wonderful panoramic view of the Derwent Valley was enjoyed with the Nine Arches bridge, the Gibside Estate and the ruin of Hollinside Mannor were prominent. We then joined the disused Derwent railway and made our way through Rowlands Gill to Lintzford – on this stretch we saw our first (of several) red kites and the remains of Friarside Chapel, an old medieval plague hospital.

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Nordic Walking -

A morning of Nordic Walking training with the experts!

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guided walk, Tynemouth -

Our route took us passed the historic Admiral Lord Collingwood monument and along the riverside path to North Shields fish quay and the Shields Ferry terminal. Some of the old and new architecture is quite incredible. We saw the Black Middens rocks – clearly visible as the tide was out – and enjoyed wonderful views of the Tyne estuary. 

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guided walk, Windy Gyle -

As we made our way to the summit of Windy Gyle and despite the frequent showers we were able to enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding hills, including the Eildon Hills in the far distance.

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Challenge walks, Kielder Challenge -

Over 130 people took place in this years Kielder Challenge Walk and completed the 25.3-mile trail.

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