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Durham Walks
Walking Routes & Hiking Trails

Find Durham walks from the list below which features the best walking routes in the area. Most are circular walks and are listed from the shortest and easiest to the longest more challenging routes.

1488Middleton-in-Teesdale Railway Walkeasy2.50
1894Burnhope Reservoir Circulareasy2.80
1484Kirkcarrion from Middleton-in-Teesdaleeasy3.50
3336Cauldron Snout from Cow Green Reservoireasy3.60
2157Romaldkirk & Cotherstoneeasy5.00
3634Catterick Moss & Bollihope Carrsmoderate5.60
2170Eggleston & Mickleton from Romaldkirkeasy/mod5.80
1659Race Head & Sedling Rake from Wearhead easy/mod6.00
2382Smiddy Shaw Reservoir Circular from Waskerley Farmeasy/mod6.20
2393Weardale Circular from Westgateeasy/mod6.40
3424Cronkley Fell from Hanging Shaw easy/mod7.00
1948Tunstall Reservoir from Wolsinghameasy/mod7.30
1955Sunnyside Edge from Wolsinghameasy/mod7.50
3099High Force, Low Force and the River Tees from Bowleeseasy/mod7.50
2228Romaldkirk Moor from Mickletoneasy/mod7.60
2089College Edge & Cuthbert's Currick from Edmundbyerseasy/mod8.00
3274Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Greenmoderate8.00
1005Harter Fell & Grassholme from Middleton-in-Teesdalemoderate8.00
1553Hannah's Meadow, Baldersdale & Brown Rigg Moss easy/mod8.00
2258Grassholme Reservoir from Middleton-in-Teesdalemoderate8.20
3593★☩Meldon Hill from Cow Green Reservoirmoderate9.20
1482Crossthwaite Common from Middleton-in-Teesdalemoderate9.75
1483Eggleston & Romaldkirk from Middleton-in-Teesdaleeasy/mod9.75
2469Great Allotment & God's Bridge from Bowesmoderate10.20
3526Hanging Shaw, Cronkley Scar, Low Force & High Forcemoderate12.70
1683High Cup Nick & Cow Green Reservoir moderate12.80
1485Hamsterley & Middleton-in-Teesdalemod/hard16.50

Walks that start in adjacent counties / areas.

Walks that start in adjacent counties or areas but cross the boundary and include sections of the route within Durham.

WalkDescriptionStarts In
2815Pennypie and Blanchland from BaybridgeNorthumberland County
3722Buckshott Fell & Sikehead MinesNorthumberland County

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