Cycle/drive the region

Martin Gibson takes a two-wheeled tour of some of the region’s loveliest reservoirs in a journey you can enjoy just as well by car

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Take a hike

MATTHEW CAFFREY chronicles his recent experiences whilst exploring the Northumberland Coastal Path

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How Now, Hedley Kow?

Tom Barker, resident of Stocksfield, keen walker and occasional writer, explores the local legend of the Hedley Kow. Photos by Rob Barker

Tucked up in bed on a recent, freezing winter night, I was looking forward to the following day, when I planned to walk from home in Stocksfield up to nearby Hedley on the Hill—a tiny village at the southern edge of Northumberland.

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