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Civil Engineers’ Club walking weekend

Event organised by The Civil Engineers' Club

Date
08 July - 10 July 2022
Time
10:00 - 19:00 BST (GMT+1)
Location
The Jolly Fisherman Inn
Haven Hill
Craster, NE66 3TR
United Kingdom
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Overview

On Friday, we hope to have a meal at 7.30pm at the Tree House Restaurant, Alnwick Garden (now officially the largest treehouse in the world).

On Saturday we plan to have a meal at the Craster Seafood Restaurant at 7.30pm. Carpark Quarry at Craster. The quarry used to supply kerbstones to London.

Contact:

For more information about this event:

Tony Barber

Tim Broyd

Note: mobile reception is poor around Craster.

Future dates
  • 24 September 2022 Pluckley, Kent
  • 12 November 2022 River Fleet

Walkers are reminded that they walk at their own risk.

Venue

The Jolly Fisherman Inn
Haven Hill
Craster
NE66 3TR
United Kingdom

Programme

Walk 1 Saturday

Meeting point: Outside the Jolly Fisherman Craster at 10.00am.

Morning - Northern loop coastal walk from Craster which includes Dunstanburgh Castle (English Heritage) and the remains of a WW2 radar station. Approx. 4.8 miles.

Afternoon - Southern loop with a tea break at Howick Hall approx. 4.2 miles.

Lunch:

The Jolly Fisherman in Craster Distance: 9 miles, some moderate hills with great views. Could be muddy in places. Walking boots recommended.

Walk 2 Sunday

Starting at 10am from Kirknewton, Cheviots (Approx. 24 miles from Alnwick) the circular walk from Kirknewton starts from the church and follows the contour of the lower slopes of West Hill, before joining St Cuthbert’s Way for a short distance.

It then climbs the steep south western side of the conical shaped hill up to the ramparts of the Iron Age hillfort. Upon descending to Old Yeavering on the way back to Kirknewton, the route passes by the remains of the Iron Age hillfort.

Lunch:

The Tankerville Arms in Eglingham Distance: 7 miles. Walking boots recommended. Accommodation: Alnwick suggest: The Hogs Head.

Organisers

The Civil Engineers' Club

The Civil Engineers' Club

The Civil Engineers' Club exists to promote social and sporting activities amongst Civil Engineers and their families.

For more information please contact:

Elira Alushi