Walking in Durham #2. Houghall, Low Burnhall and Croxdale

Houghall or Great High Wood From here the walks I mention will start being less well known to the average student. Locally called Houghall (Great High Wood) is still plenty accessible and has amazing bluebells (catch them in May), with paths starting from the main road, not far from Maiden Castle, and also potential loops […]

Walking in Durham #1. The River Path and Pelaw Wood

One of my favourite activities since joining the university has been exploring nature in the area. As members of Durham, we are lucky to have great woodlands and high up viewpoints easily accessible from every college. More than most other cities, Durham coexists with nature; I have seen a herd of deer running in the […]