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HODS 2018: Walks

13 Sep - 16 Sep 2018

HODS 2018: Walks

 part of the Morpeth Heritage Open Days 2018 programme coordinated by GMDT


Morpeth Heritage Walk - Blagdon to Belasis

Village Hall, Stannington, Morpeth, NE61 6EL

Thursday 13 September 12.45pm

This is a 5.5 mile circular walk from Stannington to Belasis and will include a visit to the normally closed Blagdon Hall, home of Lord Ridley. The walk will end with optional refreshments at the Ridley Arms, Stannington. No booking required. This is a country walk and children must be accompanied by an adult Please come equipped for possible rough ground and the weather. Contact for the day: David Barker (01670 515351).

Morpeth Heritage Walk - Halls of Coquetdale

Harbottle Castle Car Park, Harbottle, Morpeth, NE65 7BB

Friday 14 September 11am

This is a guided walk of approximately 8.8 miles featuring the history of Harbottle Castle and Hall, Biddlestone Hall and the Biddlestones and Clennel Hall. Bring a picnic lunch. This walk can be muddy so come equipped for the weather. Meet at Harbottle Castle Car Park, NE65 7BB, on the A68. [55.337055N 2.112308W]  Possibility of car sharing from Morpeth Contact David Barker (01670 515351) No booking required.

Morpeth Poetry Heritage Tour

Market Place, Morpeth, NE61 1LZ

Saturday 15 September 10.30am & 1.30pm; Sunday 16 September 10.30am & 1.30pm

A tour of some of Morpeth's heritage sites conducted by members of Morpeth Poetry Group including child poets. We will be remembering a number of extraordinary women including Emily Wilding Davison, Lady Collingwood, Councillor Dorothy Robson and Alderman Isobel Smail. Pre-booking: Required. Booking essential as numbers are limited Contact: Barbara Ross  Booking opens: 10 August 9am Booking closes: 10 September 2018 5pm.  Additional information Max 12 people per tour/session. Walk takes 1 hour Meet 10 minutes before the start time in the Market Place. Contact for the day: 0771 898 9566.