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2 This Beach On Lindisfarne Is Typical Of Northumberland's Coastal Scenery

Article · 28 Apr 2018

An intro to… Northumberland

Thinking of heading to Northumberland to enjoy the wide variety of walking the county offers? Vivienne Crow, author of the Cicerone guidebook, looks at what walkers can expect.

Banner An Awesome Feeling Of Space Beginning The Fast Descent To Airton

Feature · 14 Apr 2018

Cycling the 170-mile Way of the Roses in a day

Carl McKeating set out to cycle The Way of the Roses, a 170-mile national cycle route most commonly ridden over three days, in a day. He describes the personal challenge, the...

1 Duddo Stone Circle

Feature · 24 Mar 2018

Ancient mysteries of Northumberland

There are few places in England where the distant past has such a tangible effect on the landscape as it does in Northumberland. Stepping out into the atmospheric border country inevitably means stepping back in time and brushing shoulders with our...

634 Sp3

Article · 4 Dec 2017

Hidden Gem - Walking in Cumbria’s Eden valley

Our Hidden Gem of the month is Walking in Cumbria’s Eden valley. Lesley Williams took a while to discover this delightful ‘secret’ area for walking.

An Intro to... the Pennine Way, the UK's toughest National Trail

Article · 3 Mar 2017

An intro to... the Pennine Way, the UK's toughest National Trail

The Pennine Way celebrates 50 years on the 24th April 2015. Here, Paddy Dillon, author of the Cicerone guide, answers questions about this trail and what inspired him to write...

Paddy Dillon enjoys the Spine Race, from his armchair

Article · 19 Jan 2017

Paddy Dillon enjoys the Spine Race, from his armchair

Paddy Dillon wouldn't give the Spine Race a go - he's not daft - but he has been watching it and shares these thoughts with us.

Paddy Dillon Dales Way Christmas Walk

Article · 11 Jan 2017

Paddy Dillon's Dales Way Christmas

Paddy, one of Cicerone's most prolific authors, lives in Cumbria and was invited to a Christmas dinner at the foot of Ilkley Moor. He decided that walking to Ilkley along the Dales Way would be a great way to work up an appetite. Faced with a lousy...

Dunstanburgh

Article · 1 Oct 2016

Cycling in Northumberland - the coast and castles tour

Jonathan and Lesley Williams take a few days off and do some cycling in Northumberland - into the wind.

An Intro to the Cleveland Way

Article · 29 Aug 2016

An intro to... The Cleveland Way

Have you ever wanted to walk the Cleveland Way? Here is a little run down of this walk around the North York Moors National Park, plus two other neighbouring long distance walks: the Yorkshire Wolds Way and the Tabular Hills Walk.

Walking in the North East

Article · 24 Aug 2016

A couple of weeks of walking in the North East

There's so much walking in the North East that you may need to take more than a couple of weeks off work... Here are some of our favourites.

The rocks of the Yorkshire Wolds

Article · 23 Aug 2016

The rocks of the Yorkshire Wolds

Whilst you're walking the Yorkshire Wolds Way you may come across some interesting rocks... Yes, really. Here are three types to look out for, although we can't promise you'll find any.

St Cuthbert's Way

Article · 11 Jul 2016

An intro to... St Cuthbert's Way

Fancy following the footsteps of a saint? Well, you can walk like one at least with St Cuthbert's Way in Northumberland.

Paddy finishes the Pennine Way

Article · 22 Jun 2016

Paddy finishes the Pennine Way

Paddy Dillon has been walking the Pennine Way in order to update his guidebook to the first National Trail. Here he gives us his general thoughts on his walk.

Pennine Way Personalities

Article · 9 Jun 2016

Pennine Way Personalities

Paddy Dillon has been re-walking the Pennine Way in order to update his guidebook and meeting plenty of characters on the way.

Five people you'll meet on the Pennine Way

Article · 2 Jun 2016

Five people you'll meet on the Pennine Way

Paddy Dillon is walking the Pennine Way in order to update his guidebook. Now that he has walked it several times it has become clear that there are several types of walkers that...

Dentdale

Article · 21 Mar 2016

A tour of Frostrow, in the Yorkshire Dales

With fine weather, and a half day to spare, discovering some new paths in Dentdale and the surrounding hills was a great way to spend a sunny morning in the Yorkshire Dales.

Pennine Bridleway

Article · 18 May 2012

The Pennine Bridleway (Tell Us Your Story)

For a while I'd had my eye on the northern section of the Pennine Bridleway running from the top of the Mary Townley Loop (MTL) back to Newby Head near Dent. I marked up the...