'A Walk Around Wylam' was written by local historian Philip R. B. Brooks. First published by Wylam Parish Council in 1982, it was revised and updated for the website in 2016. Philip served as a member of Wylam Parish Council for 40 years from 1973 to 2013.

This brief guide describes many of the features of interest which can be seen in this attractive and historic village, “Where Railways were Born”. Following the itinerary described, the walk should take most people about 2½ hours, but the route can be easily varied by referring to the map included.

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