Category Archives: Tyne and Wear

247. North Shieds to Blyth

October 2014 My last walk ended at the ferry at South Shields. This time I decided to resume at North Shields at the northern point where the ferry crossed. There seemed little point in taking the ferry just for the … Continue reading

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246. Sunderland to Shields Ferry (South Shields)

June 2013 This walk would take me from the banks of the river Wear to the banks of the river Tyne, the two rivers after which this area is named (Tyne and Wear). I had expected a fairly industrial walk … Continue reading

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245. Easington Colliery to Sunderland

August 2014 On this walk I’d be returning to the former mining town of Easington Colliery and following the coast north to reach the city of Sunderland, part of modern day Tyne and Wear but historically part of County Durham. … Continue reading

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