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Harter Fell & Grassholme from Middleton-in-Teesdale
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Photo from the walk - Harter Fell & Grassholme from Middleton-in-Teesdale

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Durham

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 1200 feet / 364 metres

Time - 5 hours 10 minutes

Grade - moderate

This North Pennine walk includes Harter Fell and Grassholme Reservoir and a section of the Pennine Way. The start is Middleton-in-Teesdale and the walk includes a variety of scenery. Descending into the Lune Valley the walk continues alongside Grassholme Reservoir before using a section of old railway track back to the start. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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