HODs – Hepscott Heritage Walk

Heritage Walk at Hepscott led by John Sadler and David Cowans.

Meet at 10.30am at Hepscott Parish Hall car park.

The walk will take approximately 1 hour and cover 2.5 miles. Walkers will see heritage sites relating to a landscape changing from a 13th century feudal agricultural estate, to public ownership and a 19th century industrial hub, to the present 20th century residential settlement.
The walk is mainly on level, hard surfaces and suitable for all ages.

No booking required

Access: Walk is entirely outdoors, so wear clothing appropriate to the weather

HODs – Morpeth Poetry Heritage Tour

Walks start at 11:00 and 14:00 on both Saturday and Sunday from Morpeth Market Place

A guided walk with costumed poets in the centre of Morpeth. This is an outdoor walk around Morpeth town centre and Carlisle Park lasting one hour and covering approx. 0.75 miles.

A tour of some of Morpeth’s heritage sites in costume conducted by members of Morpeth Poetry Group, including our child poets. Gain insights into the people and places of Morpeth’s famous past through the medium of poetry. We will be remembering a number of Morpeth characters and some examples of People Power. In addition there will be a number of other famous, and not so well known, Morpethians both male and female. Poets will be in costume.

Pre-booking required: Twelve places available on each tour. Children must be accompanied. Please ring or email Barbara Ross Call: 07718989566 Email: barbarajoyceross@gmail.com. Booking opens: 1 September 2019 12:00 Booking closes: 22 September 2019 11:00

Max 12 people per tour/session. Walk takes 1 hour Meet 10 minutes before the start time in the Market Place.

HODs Walk – Serpent’s Column Walk

Start: Edlingham Castle, Edlingham, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2BW

Directions: Follow the B6341 Rothbury-Alnwick road and turn off at the brown signed 11th Century Church/Edlingham Castle. Park in the church carpark, or carefully along the road.

An all-day guided walk that takes in Edlingham Castle, Lemmington Hall, Serpent’s Column and Alauna Roman Fort. Approximately 7 miles long, bring a picnic lunch.

A taster of the Morpeth Heritage and Health Walks which happen every three weekly Fridays.

This walk takes in many different heritage sites in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside. Join a group of experienced walkers and enjoy a visit and talk about Edlingham before moving on. Lemmington Hall and Serpent’s Column are opened especially for this HOD walk and are a must see. Also visit a northerly Roman Fort, Alauna, and imagine what the Romans felt in the cold frontierland of Northumberland.

This walk has some steep hills and weather depending, it can be quite muddy. Wear sensible shoes and clothes, best for intermediate-confident walkers.

No booking required

Access Information
This is a countryside walk, therefore it is unfortunately not suitable for wheelchairs, prams or anyone unable to traverse steep, muddy or uneven ground. Walkers may encounter livestock and vehicles and must be alert to this. Unaccompanied children are not allowed on this walk.

HODs Walk – Harnham and Shortflatt

Start: St Andrew’s Church, Bolam, Northumberland, NE61 3UX

A guided walk with David Barker featuring a visit to Harnham Buddhist Monastery on Thursday 19th September.

Starts and finishes at Bolam Church. The walk begins at 1pm and is 4.8 miles long. Please wear suitable clothes and shoes for a country walk.

This is a countryside walk, over ground which may be uneven, muddy or steep. Walkers may encounter livestock and traffic and must be alert to this. Unaccompanied children are not allowed on this walk.

Approx 2-3 hours More details available from David Barker. Tel no: 01670 515351

No booking required