Toughs of the track

Hardy trail builders are going up in the world to build the longest competition downhill mountain bike route of its kind in England. Wielding shovels and pitch forks and armed with gritty determination in the face of winter weather, mountain bike fans expect to have the two mile trail built by October in spectacular 62,000 […]

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Hadrian’s Wall, Haltwhistle & Vindolanda on Great British Railway Journeys

Did you see tonight’s episode of Great British Railway Journeys hosted by Michael Portillo? It was the second episode to feature the beautiful countryside of Northumberland. Michael continued his journey south-west along the Newcastle to Carlisle line. Featured on the programme was Hadrian’s Wall, which was once patrolled by soldiers from all corners of the […]

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Berwick, Alnwick & Woodhorn on Great British Railway Journeys

Hope you saw our beautiful county on Michael Portillo’s Great British Railway Journeys on 23rd January. Michael visited the historic walled town of Berwick-upon-Tweed and the magnificent Royal Berwick Border bridge. He continued to Alnwick via Alnmouth railway station to visit Barter Books, which was previously Alnwick’s railway station; and stay at The White Swan […]

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