This trail passes many of Taste Durham Assured Eating Establishments including Oldfields Eating House, Zen, Gadds Townhouse, Cafe Cenno, Undercroft Restaurant and Bishop Cosins Almhouses Cafe. Want to report a problem with one of our paths? Railway paths There are over over 150km of railway paths in County Durham. The area is shared by the counties of Cumbria, Durham and Northumberland and is the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England. Whatever your age, ability or energy level this new collection of 100 walks of up to 12 miles will help you explore the best of this breathtakingly beautiful coastal landscape. The North Pennines lead mining industry was once the most productive in the world, accounting for one-third of Britain's output, in this most industrialised region in the country. Details of where to park and where to eat and drink are included and also places of interest to see along the way.
The walks range in length from 2 to 8 miles. Includes routes near Barnard Castle, Bishop Auckland, Darlington, Middlesbrough and Durham. This is the complete, official guide for the long distance walker or the weekend stroller. Life on the edge has a special quality, born of the contrast of empty space all around, and intricate detail in close-up. Britain's biggest mountain range is home to exceptional and varied scenery - from the ancient Caledonian forest to the granite plateau and the glacial glens and high corries where green lochans lie below great crags of the plateau rim. Scotland's ridges are among the finest mountaineering lines in the country, every one a unique adventure.
Clear and easy-to-follow directions are accompanied by detailed maps from Ordnance Survey and specially commissioned photographs. The walk is easy, comfortable walking and is suitable for cyclists, walkers, wheelchairs and pushchairs. All walks are annotated with local points of interest and places to stop for refreshments. The crests are strangely irresistible. This guidebook includes everything from gentle and easy riverside strolls, taking in stunning waterfalls and flowery meadows, to long and rugged moorland walks, including vast areas recently designated as 'access land'.
With elegant lines and giddy exposure, ridge climbs emit a powerful siren call, drawing us out onto the rocks. The variety of these routes reflects the breadth of the mountain experience: a rich mix of summer scrambles, technical rock and challenging winter climbs. Charlie Emett -Twenty circular routes all based on good local pubs. For more on Pennines see , Anthony Toole - The scenery and history of Weardale and Teesdale owe everything to geology, from the granite bedrock, through the sandstones, shales and limestone of the Carboniferous period to the dolerite intrusions of the Great Whin Sill. Walks range in length from 1 to 26 miles and are graded for difficulty.
This collection of 100 walks, ranging between 2 and 9 miles in length is organised by region and allows you to explore the best of this diverse county. These are suitable for walkers and runners, wheelchair users, horse-riders and cyclists - visit our page for more information. To be selected for the book, each trail must truly shine in one or more of those areas while, at the same time, all of the trails combine to offer diversity for a wide range of hikers. Easy-to-follow directions are given along with clear and detailed route maps. With the support of trained volunteers we deliver weekly walks ranging from 30 to 90 minutes. In Stock Usually dispatched within 24 hrs. These are perfect walks for families.
Visiting sites from churches, castles and historic buildings such as National Trust's Fountains Abbey to exploring the region's industrial heritage near Robin Hood's Bay or Pocklington Canal, walks are selected on the basis of historical interest by Dennis Kelsall, a professional outdoor writer and photographer who has authored a number of best-selling walking guides on the region. Details of where to park and where to eat and drink are included and also places of interest to see along the way. With half the county designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this new collection of 100 walks of up to 12 miles will help you explore the best of this beautiful, mystical and timeless landscape. There is an extensive network of well walked paths through an intricate rocky landscape, a joy to explore. It includes practical information on snack stops, public transport and accommodation, as well as a route summary table and scrambles summary.
My trips The Teesdale and Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue Team has a website where walkers and other people leave details of their trips. Most of the walks, of between 3 and 7½ miles, follow valley tracks and public rights-of-way, with a few venturing onto the more open moorlands, and are generally suitable for families. Along the way it explores landscapes of magnificent diversity, ranging from the remote desolation of the Cairngorms to the seaside splendour of the Cuillin, the great trench of Glencoe to the surreal exhibitionism of the far north. For those looking for a more gentle alternative, there are easy, sandy trails wandering among the tall pines and along the banks of the great rivers Spey, Nethy and Dee. Details of where to park and where to eat and drink are included and also places of interest to see along the way.
See our page for further information. The perfect way to experience the amazing countryside of county Durham is on two feet. Details of delivery terms will be given by the individual retailer. Many are the visitors who have speeded past to more renowned National Parks, who, when they do turn off to Silverdale or Arnside, wonder why they didn't come to this beautiful area before. The area is renowned for its flora and fauna, its historic buildings and interesting geological features. Details of where to park and where to eat and drink are included and also places of interest to see along the way. Full-colour mapping is included which is sourced from the Ordnance Survey.
The perfect way to experience the amazing countryside of county Durham is on two feet. This omnibus collection of local walks covers the whole of County Durham and is designed to appeal to those wishing to go on family outings. The resulting hay meadows are the colourful spring and summer glory of the Durham Dales. The book features all the practical detail you need, accompanied by fascinating background reading on the history and wildlife of the area, and clear mapping for ease of use. Published June 08 , Tony Hopkins - The Pennine Way is the 256-mile 412-km National Trail stretching along the backbone of Britain. Together, they paint a comprehensive picture, yet will tempt the walker into wanting to see more. The walks stretch from cosy little towns and villages to bleak and desolate moorlands.
Each walk has a map, points of interest and places to eat and drink en route, plus suggestions for easy car parking. Visit our page to see our full weekly programme of these walks. The Crowood Walking Guides give detailed and accurate route descriptions of the 100 walks. . They are ideal for visitors who wish to acquaint themselves with the Durham Dales, either on a short trip or a more extended holiday to the region. It includes 18 Munro summits and smaller viewpoint hills. Contains history walks across the length and breadth of the region, visiting historic locations from the World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall to the tidal island of Lindisfarne.