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Covid 19 - Supension of Activities and Events.

Because of the Corona virus pandemic and the lockdown regulations, we have had to suspend for the time being our normal social activities for older people. In the meantime we hope that you will keep visiting our website and watch for new developments on our News page or visit our Keep fit in Lockdown and Social Events in Lockdown pages.

WAlkers on bridgeGuided walks for people aged 50+ with time to enjoy the scenery and make new friends.

Walks take place on a Wednesday of each month, are 5 to 8 miles in length and last 4-6 hours with a break.

Strolls take place on the last Wednesday of each month, are under 4.5 miles and last 1.5 to 2.5 hours.

Please see the downloadable programme for further details.

WALKS January to June 2020

8 January:   South Shields to Souter  6 miles

Meeting Point:  North Shields Ferry Terminal to catch 10.30 Ferry.  Then walking along the South Tyneside Coast.

Leader:  Neil

12 February:  Causey to Eighton Banks 7.5 miles

Meeting Point:  Gateshead Interchange stand N to catch 10.25 bus.  This walk is part of the Heritage Way.

Leader:  Alan Barber

11 March:  Ashington to Newbiggin-by -the-Sea  6 miles

Meeting Point:  Haymarket Bus Station.  Walking via Queen Elizabeth Country Park to the Coast.

Leader:  Ann

8 April:  Consett to Stanley  8 miles

Meeting Point:  Eldon Square Bus Station.  Walking along the former Consett to Sunderland Railway Line offering lovely views of County Durham.

Leader:  Heinrich

13 May:  Bothal Woods, Morpeth   7.5 miles.

Meeting Point:  Haymarket Bus Station.  Walking through woods and close to the River Wansbeck.

Leader:  Alan

10 June:  East Boldon to Bede’s World    7 miles

Meeting Point:  East Boldon Metro Station Platform 1.  Walking close to the River Don.

Leader: Heinrich

ADVANCE NOTICE:  There will be a train trip to Seaham on 8 July for a circular walk via Hawthor

STROLLS January to June 2020

22 January:  Monkseaton to Seaton Delaval Hall  4 miles

Meeting Point:  Monkseaton Metro Station Platform 2.  Walking via the former Avenue Branch Line.

Leader:  Heinrich

26 February:  A Roman Roam  4 miles

Meeting Point:   Wallsend Bus Station.  Come and see what this is about!

Leader:  Neil

25 March:  Howdon to Fellgate  4.5 miles

Meeting Point:  Howdon Metro Station Platform 2.  Walking via the Pedestrian Tunnel and the River Don path.

Leader:  Alan

22 April:  Washingwell Woods  4 miles

Meeting Point:  Eldon Square Bus Station.    Walking through the Woods and hopefully seeing bluebells.

Leader:  Ann

27 May:  Cullercoats to Seaton Sluice  4.5 miles

Meeting Point:  Cullercoats Metro Station Platform 2.   Walking along the Coast

Leader:  Ann

24 June:   Heworth to Newcastle Quayside   4.5 miles

Meeting Point: Heworth Metro Station Concourse.  Walking close to the River Tyne.

Leader:  Neil


Walks and strolls leaflet