Lands Wood, Winlaton Mill

Lands Wood, Winlaton Mill

Our eleventh outing of the season took us on our doorstep to Lands Wood. Just a ten minute walk from our usual meeting point at the West End Club lies Lands Wood. It’s an ancient woodland site consisting mainly of oak and birch alongside birch, beech, alder and...
Mill Dam, South Shields

Mill Dam, South Shields

Our tenth outing of the season took us to the Mill Dam area of South Shields. It’s an area on the south bank of the Tyne, within sight of the cranes of the Tyne Dock to the east, and also the home of the Customs House and the Shields Ferry. There’s also...
Marsden Beach

Marsden Beach

Marsden Bay includes the Marsden Rock sea stack, since collapsed into a single structure but still visually very striking. This land, along with Souter Lighthouse (the first lighthouse in the world to be powered by alternating current), is now owned by the National...
Seaton Sluice

Seaton Sluice

Seaton Sluice. Seaton Sluice is a village divided by a bridge, across the Seaton Burn, situated in Northumberland. It lies on the coast at the mouth of the Seaton Burn, midway between Whitley Bay and Blyth. It has a beautiful sandy beach and dune system which stretch...
Bolam Lake

Bolam Lake

Bolam Lake Country Park Bolam Lake Country Park is situated in the heart of the beautiful Northumberland countryside surrounded by historic landscapes and dramatic views. It has lakeside, woodland and open grassed areas. There is plenty of wildlife here, including red...
University Buildings

University Buildings

Science City, a new set of buildings commissioned by Newcastle University. A good turnout for our visit to the new Newcastle University buildings. The buildings, still not all finished, are a variety of colours shapes, textures, creating a nice variety for...