Walks, Routes and Maps on The Weardale Way
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The Weardale Way is a 117km (73 miles) linear footpath connecting Roker in Tyne and Wear, England with Wearhead in County Durham, England.

The Weardale Way is waymarked by named posts.


Walk du104 Elephant Trees from Wolsingham

Superb views across Weardale

Route Summary: - Wolsingham, River Wear, Weardale, The Weardale Way, Harthorpe, Elephant Trees, Allotment House, White Kirkley, Bridge End, Frosterley, Wolsingham.

Length: 17km (10½ miles) | Ascent: 260m (853ft) | Allow at least: 4½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk du129 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel

Wild moorland walking with fine views

Route Summary: - St John's Chapel, Thatch Mires, Chapelfell Top, Fendrith Hill, Swinhope Moor, Dora's Seat, Swinhope Head, Swinside House, Daddry Shield, River Wear, Weardale, The Weardale Way, St John's Chapel.

Length: 14.5km (9 miles) | Ascent: 503m (1651ft) | Allow at least: 5hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk n106 Killhope Law and Middlehope Moor from Allenheads

Good views though the terrain can be rough

Route Summary: - Allenheads, Dirt Pots, The Weardale Way, Killhope Law, Stangend Currick, Middlehope Moor, Shorngate Cross, Allenheads.

Length: 15km (9½ miles) | Ascent: 420m (1378ft) | Allow at least: 4¾hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk du110 Collier Law from Frosterley

Wild moorland fine fine views

Route Summary: - Frosterley, Wireless Mast, Fatherley Currick, Collier Law, Weatherhill Engine, East Whitely Burn, Stanhope Burn, Stanhope, River Wear, Weardale, The Weardale Way, Dryburnside Farm, Frosterley.

Length: 17.5km (11 miles) | Ascent: 380m (1246ft) | Allow at least: 5¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk n151 Killhope Law and Carrshield Moor from Allenheads

Rough terrain and wild moorland

Route Summary: - Allenheads, Dirt Pots, The Weardale Way, Killhope Law, Slavery Hill, Carshield Moor, Scum Hill, Blackway Head, Knockshield Moor, Knockshield Dodd, River East Allen, Sipton Shield, Spartylea, Dirt Pots, Allenheads.

Length: 20.5km (12¾ miles) | Ascent: 536m (1759ft) | Allow at least: 6½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk du118 Bolt's Law from Stanhope

Good views of Weardale

Route Summary: - Stanhope, River Wear, Weardale, The Weardale Way, River Wear, Eastgate, Rookhope Burn, Rookhope, C2C Cycle Route, Longlaw End, Bolt's Law (Hunstanworth), Weatherhill Engine, East Whitely Beck, Stanhope Burn, Stanhope.

Length: 24km (15 miles) | Ascent: 550m (1805ft) | Allow at least: 7¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


Walk du145 Chapelfell Top from St John's Chapel

Wild moorland walking with fine views

Route Summary: - St John's Chapel, Thatch Mires, Chapelfell Top, Fendrith Hill, Swinhope Moor, Dora's Seat, Swinhope Head, Westernhope Moor, Black Hill (Westernhope Moor), Littlewood Farm, Brotherlee, Shield, River Wear, Weardale, The Weardale Way, Westgate, Daddry, St John's Chapel.

Length: 22.5km (14 miles) | Ascent: 603m (1979ft) | Allow at least: 7hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard





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