Walking in Weardale

Walking in Weardale

Weardale, the valley of the Prince Bishops, given shortly after the Norman Conquest to the Bishops of Durham to rule as their own, this rugged dale has a long and turbulent history.

Join the author in a series of nine walks as he explores the countryside of this dale from the lower grazing pastures surrounding Wolsingham up to the high, windswept moors of the Pennine watershed. Once heavily exploited for it's mineral wealth, this now quite and tranquil dale is a haven for the walker seeking to broaden their horizons and sample what the Bishops once ruled with a rod of iron.

Walk 1: Fatherley Hill & Wolsingham Park Moor.
Fatherley Hill Currick.

Walk 2: The Mineral Line & Windy Hill.
The Weardale Iron Company Railway.

Walk 3: The Bollihope Watershed.
The Lang Man O'Bollihope.

Walk 4: Back O'Five Pikes.

Walk 5: Wearhead & Sedling Rake.
The Sedling Burn Valley.

Walk 6: Pawlaw Pike.

Walk 7: Newlands & Fawnlees.

Walk 8: Cowhorse Hush & Cuthbert's Level.
Cowhorse Hush.

Walk 9: The Quarries of Bollihope.

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