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Area: Durham [County]

'Each outing has a variety of walks of different lengths and difficulty ratings and transport is by comfortable coach that picks up in Darlington, Newton Aycliffe and Bishop Auckland.'.


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Category Bishop Auckland

'The Parish Church of St Mary and St Cuthbert is where the body of St Cuthbert remained for 112 years before being transferred to Durham Cathedral, and the site of the first translation of the Gosp ...
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'The route is one of Sustrans' Art Trails and features a collection of artworks including Terris Novalis by internationally renowned artist Tony Cragg, a theodolite and an engineer's level ...
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'The forum meets several times a year to discuss various access issues. These meetings are open to the public and the minutes of previous meetings are available [as PDFs] or from the forum secretar ...
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Category Durham [County]

'This trail is within Moor House-Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve (NNR), an internationally important place for wildlife and earth heritage. The NNR is managed by Natural England in ...
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Category Bishop Auckland

'Now we are in the year 2014 and the club has expanded somewhat. There are now around 100 members of mixed ages and ability. The walks still alternate Saturday and Sunday over the winter but both a ...
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Category Darlington

The Darlington Local Nature Reserves are: [1] Drinkfield Marsh - - - : [2] Geneva Wood - - - : [3] Maidendale - - - : [4] Rockwell - - - [5] The Whinnies - - - : [6] West Park


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Category Darlington

'The Derwent Valley Railway was opened in 1867 and carried passengers and goods between Newcastle and Consett until the line closed in 1962 ... There are numerous viaducts, the most impres ...
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'These railway paths are permissive routes (meaning the landowner allows the public to use them) and are looked after by our countryside service.'


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Category Durham [City]

'Explore this unique garden and discover something new around each corner over the changing seasons. Our visitor centre is open daily, for you to treat yourself to something refreshing in the coffe ...
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Category Durham [City]

The world's first passenger railway 'On the morning of 27th September 1825, 12 wagons of coal left Phoenix Pit. For the first short section of this historic journey, the wagons were horse- ...
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Category Bishop Auckland

'The walk celebrates the ceremony of "Beating the Bounds". Traditionally, in the days before accurate maps, the villagers would walk the boundaries of the parish during Rogationtide (the fifth week ...
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'The walking trails will take you right into the heart of the forest for some spectacular wildlife watching opportunities. Early morning walkers may spot roe deer feeding, adders basking on rocks o ...
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Category Bishop Auckland

'One of the largest mid-altitude heathlands remaining in County Durham, Hedleyhope Fell is a mosaic of heather, bilberry, acid grassland, rush pasture, bracken beds, patches of gorse and scattered ...
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Category Bishop Auckland

The section of the river contained in this route provides a perfect basis for a walk with the inclusion of two fine waterfalls, pleasant rural surroundings, two fine examples of public art and a re ...
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Category Bishop Auckland

Railway Paths Visitor Charter 'Walkers, wheelchair users, cyclists and horse riders are all allowed to use the Railway Paths. Please take care when other people are around, and be aware of ...
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'The bulk of the walks ... are in County Durham but other areas walked include the Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines, which is now possibly my favourite area as it has not substantially change ...
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Category Durham [County]

Accesss to details of over 80 walks and groups of walks across 'a stunning landscape of sweeping moorland views, cascading waterfalls, colourful hay meadows, vibrant communities and spectacular wil ...
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Category Durham [County]

'One of the best-preserved castles in North East England, Lord Barnard's home provides over 600 years of history and a glimpse of life throughout the ages. With examples of fine interiors and archi ...
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Category Bishop Auckland

'A river valley without a river? Surely that’s a contradiction in terms. But not in Durham. Find out the fascinating story of how ice sheets left great piles of debris that blocked the path of the ...
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Category Durham [City]

Details of: [1] Walking Routes - - - : [2] Walking Friendly Accommodation - - - : [3] Walking Events - - - : [4] Walking Friendly Places to Eat - - - : [5] Guided Walks


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Category Durham [City]

'The guide and accompanying map can also be followed on an iPad, iPhone or other smartphone, which will allow you to view the links to relevant documents and images during your walk.'


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Category Darlington

'Over the last 20 years we have produced local walking leaflets, conducted works to the path around Wolsingham village (now known as the Family Walk) to make it fully wheelchair and pushchair acces ...
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Category Bishop Auckland

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