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Hanging Shaw, Cronkley Scar, Low Force & High Force
Introduction to Walk 3526

Photo from the walk - Hanging Shaw, Cronkley Scar, Low Force & High Force

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Durham

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.7 miles / 20.6 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Time - 7 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

The North Pennines AONB has much to offers walkers with superb scenery, excellent walking and some wonderful natural sights. This lengthy walk starts from the small car park at Hanging Shaw and follows the River Tees upstream under Cronkley Scar. The route then turns south and visits Low Force and High Force waterfalls using a section of the Pennine Way. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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Walk 3424
Cronkley Fell from Hanging Shaw
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

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