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distance 7.71mi Vertical gain +784ft Vertical drop -784ft Durée 4h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Middleton in Teesdale - Durham

This North Pennine walk inlcudes Harter Fell and Grassholme Reservoir and a section of the Pennine Way. The start is Middleton-in-Teesdale and the walk includes a variety of scenery. Descending into the Lune Valley the walk continues alongside Grassholme Reservoir before using a section of old railway track back to the start.

High Cup Nick from Cow Green Reservoir
distance 12.96mi Vertical gain +902ft Vertical drop -912ft Durée 6h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Forest and Frith - Durham

This is a fairly undemanding walk through a wild North Pennine landscape. The route visits two outstanding natural features - High Cup Nick and Cauldron Snout - using a section of the Pennine Way. There are no route finding issues even in poor visibility.

distance 8.82mi Vertical gain +525ft Vertical drop -499ft Durée 4h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Castle Eden - Durham

The full tour of Castle Eden Dene taking in all the best parts with varied and interesting scenery:- Old buildings, open country, ancient woodland, the North East coastline, a magnesium limestone dene with its craggy outcrops, a meandering river and steep-sided gorge. There is a multitude of flora and fauna; if you are quiet you may see squirrels and/or deer. Starts and finished near the Castle Eden Inn which is well known for its good beer and good food.

distance 7.95mi Vertical gain +732ft Vertical drop -679ft Durée 4h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Hunderthwaite - Durham

This Durham walk explores the area made famous by Hannah Hauxwell. The landscape is wild and never boring and this walk uses the Pennine Way for exploration.

Bales Hush art installation
distance 4.33mi Vertical gain +666ft Vertical drop -663ft Durée 2h30 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Durham

An easy walk from the Bowlees Car Park / Visitor Centre up to Bales Hush and the art installation called Hush.

distance 3.51mi Vertical gain +230ft Vertical drop -236ft Durée 1h45 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Forest and Frith - Durham

An easy walk in the North Pennines this walk visits one of the waterfalls on the upper Tees. The walk can easily be extended to visit the limestone crags of Falcon Clints by using the Pennine Way.

distance 7.56mi Vertical gain +512ft Vertical drop -535ft Durée 3h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Durham

A walk in the North Pennines using a section of disused railway, moorland paths and tracks. The route traverses scenery typical of the area with some views across Teesdale also to be enjoyed.

distance 5.67mi Vertical gain +1112ft Vertical drop -1119ft Durée 3h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Durham

The North Pennines offer some of the wildest landscapes in England. This route explores the hills and moors to the north of Wearhead. A short section of the Weardale Way is also included.

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