IOL North East

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Outdoor Learning in the North East

The North East region covers from Berwick on the border of Scotland, to the west with the border of Cumbria, through the beautiful undeveloped landscape of high moorland in Northumberland featuring its many castles and 64 miles of long distance paths bordering the coastline of the North Sea. Dropping down from the North through Newcastle and County Durham into York and ending at Hull with its Maritime history. Whether urban or rural you are never too far from the countryside or coast.

The voluntary committee represents IOL in your region, get in touch with us. We wish to represent your views.


North East Regional Events

North East Regional News

10 adventures under £100 in the Lake District

10 adventures under £100 in the Lake District

The craggy peaks, glittering lakes and stunning countryside of the Lake District joined the ranks of the Grand Canyon, Taj Mahal and the Great Barrier Reef when it was awarded World Heritage Status by UNESCO this month.

Home to some of the most stunning scenery in Britain, you can come to relax and soak up the solitude – or you can get the heart pumping and head out on an adventure. The best bit? It don’t have to cost the earth...

New Flittingford bothy opens for walkers and cyclists in Kielder Forest

New Flittingford bothy opens for walkers and cyclists in Kielder Forest

Volunteers have converted a roofless ruin in a national park into a shelter for walkers and cyclists. The former shepherd’s bothy at Flittingford in the Kielder Forest has been restored by the Mountain Bothies Association.


North East Committee

Chair  -  Tracy Evans - Email Tracy

Secretary - Anita Foster

Treasurer- Paul Kirkpatrick

Committee: Nigel Horne, Harriet Menter, Dave Shields, Joanne Appleby, Anne Legget, Dave Hopwood, Kat Woolley, Morgan Lax

Go to the North East Facebook page for pictures, videos, reports and updates.


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