Striding Out South of the Tyne Day 1 - Corbridge to Eshells

Walk in Haltwhistle Autumn Walking Festival 2015. Photos by Geoff Chrisp and Marj Baillie
The Team - early in the morning at the Centre of Britain Leaving Corbridge and gradually gaining height Enjoying the sunshine The woods were delightful all day
James is always happy to be of assistance James, Maureen and Geoff. Listening to Geoff's "Did you know?" More lovely woods
Maureen leads the way Sandy, Anne, Enid and Maureen WALK 16 CORBRIDGE coffee stop
Tony, quiet for once! Geoff, a Haltwhistle Walking Festival leader More lovely woods and a ford  MG 0750
 MG 0753 Lunch stop for Corinne and Ian Lunch beside the Dukesfield Arches Gordon loves his maps
Dukesfield Arches WALK 16 LUNCH James explains about the arches and the lead smelting that occurred here Starting to gather the group for a photo
They are more eager that the walkers1 It was hard to attract the attention of the whole group on this occasion........ Yes, the horses stole the show Photobombing by horses - that's a first!
WALK 16 Another wood and another ford Autumn is here There are many conversations on a long walk
Climbing up to a stile More long grass and rough ground The field paths are welcome Young beaters out to assist the shoot
Even bracken is attractive at this time of year A hard stream to cross Assistance is welcome Some people enjoyed the whole process