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Two Rivers, One Bridge

Greta Bridge to Bowes - 19 January 2019 Did you know that there are two rivers in the UK called Greta, one in Cumbria and one in Durham? The one in Durham has a small village and a bridge named after it and it's the one we are headed to for the start of the routes. If you happen to…
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It’s an Uphill Walk

Gainford to Barnard Castle - 5 January 2019 Here we go, the first one for 2019 and its an uphill walk, sort of. The reason is that for quite some way all the routes are walking along the Teesdale Way which is generally walked from west to east, it starts in Dufton and finishes in Warrenby or on the beach at…
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The Mason-Dixon Line is Close

Barnard Castle via Staindrop - 28 October 2017   Although the finish at Barnard Castle is not new the start via Staindrop is something we have not done before. Our usual start for this area is normally from around Gainford and then along the Teesdale Way into Barnard Castle. The Teesdale Way still features in our routes but this time all…
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Anyone Fancy an Adventure?

Garrigill Circulars - 27 May 2017 Time for an adventure. We have two walks heading along the River Nent Valley from Alston that will follow the route of Isaac's Tea Trail, visiting some of what used to be the small mining communities in this area. The 10.5-mile route goes as far as Nentberry Bridge before turning South West to head up Greengill Hush…
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Spread all Over

Wolsingham to Eggleston - 7 March 2015 This is one of those walks where we are somewhat spread all over at the beginning of each route with the longest (13 miles) starting in Wolsingham and the shortest (8 miles) starting not far from Eggleston but looping in along the River Tees. On our last trip out we finished in Barnard…
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Leading the Way

Middleton-in-Teesdale Circulars - 20 September 2014 We often have circular walks on the programme but as it often happens when the day comes round the walks turn out to be anything but circular. So surprisingly and just for a change, all the walks start from Middleton and are circulars this time out. We have two walks that head eventually for…
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