Easy to follow Walks, Routes & Maps in County Durham, England in Walk Grade Order
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Easy to follow Walks, Routes & Maps in County Durham, England in Walk Grade Order

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Walk du116 The Dodd and Killhope Law from Killhope Cross

One for the peak baggers - Killhope Head can be boggy!

Route Summary: Killhope Cross, Killhope Head, Black Hill, The Dodd, Smallburns Moor, Sunnyside Farm, Coalcleugh Farm, Mufton Hall, Carrshield Moor, Bridge Cleugh, Killhope Law, Killhope Head, Killhope Cross.

Length: 10km (6.25 miles) | Ascent: 250m (821ft) | Allow at least: 3.25hrs | Grade: 3 (Easy)

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Walk du137 Hannah's Meadow and Goldsborough from Balderhead Reservoir

Delightful hay meadow and valley walk

Route Summary: Balderhead Reservoir, High Birk Hat Farm, The Pennine Way, Hannah's Meadow, Birk Hat Farm, Blackton Reservoir, Baldsersdale, Willoughby Hall, Scoon Bank, West Brisco, Coproal Hill, East Brisco, How Beck, Lathe Haw, Lathehaw Rigg, Goldsborough Rigg, Goldsborough, East Friar House, Mawmon Sike, Balckton Grange, Balderhead Reservoir.

Length: 12.5km (7.75 miles) | Ascent: 301m (988ft) | Allow at least: 4 hrs | Grade: 4 (Moderate)

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Walk du161 Wolsingham North Moor from Wolsingham

Gentle ascent across lonely moorland

Route Summary: Wolsingham, Waskerley Beck, Holywood House, Bael Hill House, Thistlewood Farm, Wolsingham North Moor, Tunstall Reservoir, Bishop Oak, Wolsingham.

Length: 13.5km (8.5 miles) | Ascent: 333m (1093ft) | Allow at least: 4.25hrs | Grade: 4 (Moderate)

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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 (10.5 miles) | Ascent: 260m (853ft) | Allow at least: 4½ hrs | Grade: 4 (Moderate)

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Walk du127 Three Pikes and Great Stony Hill from Burnhope Reservoir

Easy walking on wild moorland

Route Summary: Burnhope Reservoir, Ireshope Moor, Coldberry End, Three Pikes, Coldberry End, Great Stony Hill, Coldberry End, Ireshope Moor, Burnhope Reservoir.

Length: 12km (7.5 miles) | Ascent: 392m (1287ft) | Allow at least: 4 hrs | Grade: 5 (Moderate)

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Walk du125 Lunedale from Middleton-in-Teesdale

Wonderfully contrasting country walk

Route Summary: Middleton-in-Teesdale, River Tees, River Lune, Eller Brook, Grassholme Reservoir, Lunedale, The Pennine Way, Crossthwaite Common, Harter Fell (Crossthwaite Common), River Tees, Middleton-in-Teesdale.

Length: 13km (8.25 miles) | Ascent: 357m (1172ft) | Allow at least: 4.25hrs | Grade: 5 (Moderate)

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Walk du126 Bink Moss from Holwick

One for the English Mountain baggers - can be boggy!

Route Summary: Holwick, Holwick Scars, Rowton Beck, Green Fell, Bink Moss, Dry Gill, Hagworm Hill, Howden Moss, Black Beck, White Rigg, Holwick.

Length: 13.5km (8.5 miles) | Ascent: 375m (1231ft) | Allow at least: 4½ hrs | Grade: 5 (Moderate)

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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: 5 hrs | Grade: 5 (Moderate)

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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: 5.25hrs | Grade: 5 (Moderate)

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Walk du131 Cronkley Scar from Bowlees

Good views and the stunning River Tees

Route Summary: Bowlees, Wynch Bridge, River Tees, Holwick, Blea Beck, Skyer Beck, White Well, River Tees, Cronkley Scar, The Pennine Way, Bleabeck Force, High Force, Low Force, Wynch Bridge, Bowlees.

Length: 18.5km (11.5 miles) | Ascent: 390m (1279ft) | Allow at least: 5½ hrs | Grade: 5 (Moderate)

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Walk du136 Hardberry Hill from Middleton-in-Teesdale

Delightful river side stroll leading to fine views

Route Summary: Middleton-in-Teesdale, Hudeshope Beck, Skears Lime Kilns, Club Gill Farm, Coldberry Mine, Coldberry Gutter, Hardberry Hill, Stable Edge, Newbiggin, Newbiggin Bridge, The Pennine Way, Park End Wood, Knott Hill, Middle Crossthwaite, The River Tees, Middleton-in-Teesdale.

Length: 14.5km (9 miles) | Ascent: 527m (1730ft) | Allow at least: 5 hrs | Grade: 6 (Moderate)

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Walk du152 Great Stony Hill and Dead Stones from Burnhope Reservoir

Easy walking on wild moorland

Route Summary: Burnhope Reservoir, Ireshope Moor, Coldberry End, Great Stony Hill, Scaud Hill, Redgleam (Harwood Common), Burnhope Seat, Dead Stones, White Edge (Burnhope Reservoir), Lamb's Head, Highwatch Currick, The Malakoff, Bents Head, Stripe End, Burnhope Reservoir.

Length: 18.5km (11.5 miles) | Ascent: 497m (1631ft) | Allow at least: 5.75hrs | Grade: 6 (Moderate)

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Walk du132 Three Pikes, Great Stony Hill and Viewing Hill from Langdon Beck

Fine views in all directions - can be boggy!

Route Summary: Langdon Beck, Tarn Hole, Tarn Hole Edge, Three Pikes, Grasshill Common, Causeway Hill, Coldberry Edge, Great Stony Hill, Scaud Hill, Redgleam (Harwood Common), Swallow Hole, Holdenhurth Band, Herdship Fell, Viewing Hill, Backside Fell Bothy, West Common, Touting Hill, Cow Green Reservoir, Widdybank Fell, Langdon Beck.

Length: 22.5km (14 miles) | Ascent: 531m (1743ft) | Allow at least: 7 hrs | Grade: 6 (Moderate)

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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: 7.25hrs | Grade: 6 (Moderate)

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Walk du124 How Tallon and Arkengarthdale from Barningham

Long, wild walk on rough ground

Route Summary: Barningham, How Tallon, Holgate Moor, Kexwith Farm, Moresdale Road, Low Moor, Booze Moor, Stang Top, Hope Moor, The Stang, Hope Edge, Haythwaite Farm, Barningham.

Length: 25km (15.5 miles) | Ascent: 485m (1591ft) | Allow at least: 7.25hrs | Grade: 6 (Moderate)

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Walk du114 Three Pikes and Burnhope Seat from Burnhope Reservoir

Easy walking on wild moorland

Route Summary: Burnhope Reservoir, Ireshope Moor, Coldberry End, Three Pikes, Coldberry End, Great Stony Hill, Scaud Hill, Redgleam (Harwood Common), Burnhope Seat, Dead Stones, White Edge (Burnhope Reservoir), Lamb's Head, Highwatch Currick, The Malakoff, Bents Head, Stripe End, Burnhope Reservoir.

Length: 22.5km (14 miles) | Ascent: 580m (1904ft) | Allow at least: 7 hrs | Grade: 7 (Hard)

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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: 7 hrs | Grade: 7 (Hard)

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Walk du144 High Cup Nick and Meldon Hill from Cow Green Reservoir

The view down High Cup is simply stunning.

Route Summary: Cow Green Reservoir, Widdybank Fell, Cauldron Snout, The Pennine Way, Birkdale Farm, Grain Beck, Rasp Hill, Maize Beck, High Cup, High Cup Nick, Stake Beck, Meldon Hill (Dufton Fell), Force Burn, River Tees, Backside Fell Bothy, Cow Green Reservoir.

Length: 23.5km (15.75 miles) | Ascent: 559m (1835ft) | Allow at least: 7.25hrs | Grade: 7 (Hard)

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