Farne Islands Evening Cruise Sat 3rd August 5.00pm

On the Golden Gate with skipper George Shiel, a private charter cruise from Seahouses,  landing on Longstone to visit the Lighthouse. Although the birds are starting to leave the islands […]

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South Tyne

Wednesday, 4th September – a walk up the South Tyne, following the route of the South Tyne Railway between Alston and Slaggyford. A gentle walk of about 5 miles and […]

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Drive Out

Wednesday 14th August Northumberland is a huge county and it’s impossible to see more than a tiny fraction of it in one day. However, here’s a chance to visit a […]

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Weekend in Wild Northumberland

Fri 15th to Sun 17th November Staying at a converted farmhouse in bunk room accommodation in the Upper Coquet Valley.  With a bit of luck, we might get some decent […]

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Archaeology

Another opportunity to visit a live archaeological dig in the Coquet Valley, where a deserted medieval village is being uncovered. This is scheduled for Tuesday, 23rd July at 11.00am. We […]

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Geology of the Cheviot Foothills

Wednesday 17th July  – a day out in the Upper Coquet Valley to look at the geology and search for semi-precious minerals and fossils. Visiting several sites, the first one […]

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Farne Islands – Member Discount

Special Offer for Website members – 20% discount on Farne Island trips on the MV Golden Gate with the renowned George Shiel. The Golden Gate runs trips to Inner Farne, […]

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