Summer Walks in the Ouseburn Valley 2017

Explore the history, environment and future developments of the Ouseburn Valley with local experts and enthusiasts:

  • Most of the walks begin at 7pm on a Tuesday
  • The meeting point varies, if at the Ouseburn Trust it is at 53/55 Lime Street (opposite Seven Stories)
  • They cost £4 per person (free to Ouseburn Trust members)
  • Places on walks are limited so please book your place using the calendar below or by calling 0191 261 6596 or emailing admin@ouseburntrust.org.uk

The remaining walks this summer are:

Tuesday 22nd August 7pm  Waymarkers Walk – a series of sculptures and artworks were created in 2000-1 to mark key points and entrances to the valley. Visit, enjoy them (and count the bottles) on this walk with Lesley Turner. Meet at the City Stadium, just across the road from the new Star & Shadow Cinema on Warwick Street, ends Tyne Bar. Book your place here

Tuesday 29th August 7pm What’s next for Ouseburn – a look around future development sites and buildings with Ouseburn Futures’ Planning and Development Group. Meet at Ouseburn Trust.

 

Summer Walks in Ouseburn Valley

If you enjoy heritage guided walks take a look at the wonderful programme offered by our friends the Newcastle City Guides 

Meanwhile you can take your own A stroll around the Ouseburn with our self-guided leaflet

Or follow the overland route of the Victoria Tunnel with walks geared to its original use to transport coal, and its re-use as a World War Two air raid shelter:

For families there are some walks particularly suitable for children: