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I had hoped to join Walking With Giants Wellington Town Tour that was part of last weekend’s Wellington festival but a family birthday gathering prevented me from doing so.
Today I went search of the booklet of the walking trail, firstly in Morrison’s then later I walked to Wellington, via the station to see if I [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on May 12th 2022

HMS Trincomalee, the oldest warship still afloat in Europe dominates the authentically recreated historic quayside that is the home of the Royal Navy Museum in Hartlepool.

Now  200 years old, HMS Trincomalee is one of the last survivors of the sailing Navy and a fine example of the classic British frigate.
She was built in 1817 at [...]

Comments Off CherryPie on Mar 26th 2022

On our visit to the Heugh Battery I picked up a leaflet for a circular walk around the headland of Hartlepool. The trail is made up of a series of 17 information points located around the Ancient Borough of Hartlepool. After our museum visit we set off on the trail, starting and ending at point [...]

Comments Off CherryPie on Mar 23rd 2022

…from the Durham Marriot Hotel

I would have loved to walk further down this side of the river with its hidden heritage. Time was not in my favour, I had to turn back when I reached the Durham bandstand with its unique weathervane.

Mr C was patiently waiting for me, we had a date with Hartlepool…

4 Comments CherryPie on Jan 30th 2022

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 29th 2022

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New Years Eve

After a few last minute preparations for our New Years Eve guests there was just enough time for a quick walk before preparing the evening meal.
I left the route to Mr C, he chose ‘Wellington’ as a walk… After a while I realised he meant a walk ‘around Wellington’ not in the town, taking in [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 1st 2022

With just half a mile to go I made sure I went for a quick walk before an emergency food shopping trip to pick up a missing ingredient for our evening meal with a friend. Before dining we enjoyed playing Wingspan, a board game that I purchased at the beginning of our first lockdown to [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Dec 13th 2021

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