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Houghton and District Ramblers


was foundered on the 16th October 1975 as Bursgreen Ramblers. The name was changed in 2004. read more.


We organise walks County Durham, Weardale, Northumberland, North Yorks, The Lake District, Cumbria & Teesdale.


2016 Walks Program


Our walks suit all ages and we welcome new members or visitors to the area who wish join us on walks as guest.


Once a month we travel to & from the venue by coach, non-walkers are welcome to travel with us, subject to available seating, for the standard charge of £10 per seat.


Please check our members photos, we add to them as often as we can.

Coach Walk January 8th 2017.


The walk will take place in the Middleton in Teesdale area.



As usual there will be two walks, the main walk & a shorter walk.


The coach will leave St. Michael and All Angels Church, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 4DN pick up point at 08:30.


If you haven't booked you seat then contact John Conder but there is normally spare seats available.




New Instagram photo gallery.


This is located at www.instagram.com/HoughtonRamblers.


Further information is available by clicking the PHOTOS tab above.



Car Walk Jan. 22th 2017.


This will be a walk at Sunderland Bridge meeting at NZ 264 378 for a 10:30 start.


Sunderland Ramblers


walk program


is available.


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Paul Skipper















Some of you will know Bill, Karen & Paul Skipper. Well Paul has just recently finished his 6 year challenge to walk all of the Wainwright Fell (all 214 of them).

A big achievement for Paul especially as he completed them by the age of 13.