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Explore England’s North Pennines with a Cicerone guidebook

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5 Jul 2016
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Walking in the North Pennines

50 Walks in England's remotest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

by Paddy Dillon
Book published by Cicerone Press

This guidebook describes 50 day walks across the North Pennines, England's remotest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty taking in parts of Cumbria, County Durham and Northumberland. Most of the routes are circular and they range from 5 to 14 miles, with something to suit all abilities. Route descriptions are accompanied by 1:50K OS mapping.

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A guidebook to day walks in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), across Cumbria, County Durham and Northumberland. The book includes 50 walks exploring England’s ‘last wilderness’, ranging from 5 miles (8km) to 14 miles (23km). Most are circular, though there are some linear routes, and there is something to suit all abilities over a variety of terrain. Route descriptions are illustrated with OS mapping and colour photographs, and the book includes details of local transport services, accommodation and tourist information centres. The walks cover a variety of terrain, from flat railway trackbeds to  pathless moorland, and provide the opportunity to explore the striking geological features and fascinating industrial heritage of the area.

  • Activities
  • Seasons
    all year round - region famous for its bleak and blustery weather!
  • Centres
    Hexham, Consett, Barnard Castle, Kirkby Stephen, Appleby and Brampton
  • Difficulty
    a variety of terrain from riverside strolls and old railway trackbeds to rugged moorland; walks up to 14 miles (23km) in length but nothing difficult; ability to navigate essential because of changing weather conditions
  • Must See
    England's last wilderness; Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; Vale of Eden; fascinating geology eg the Whin Sill (first Geopark in England in 2003); rich industrial heritage (eg Killhope lead-mining museum)

June 2017

Image error

page 238 is a cairn on the summit of Dead Stones and not Nags Head.


Plants and wildlife
Access to the countryside
Getting to the North Pennines
Getting around the North Pennines
Tourist information and visitor centres
Using this guide
1 Geltsdale
Walk 1 Brampton, Gelt and Talkin
Walk 2 Hallbankgate and Cold Fell
Walk 3 Castle Carrock and Geltsdale
Walk 4 Croglin, Newbiggin and Croglin Fell
2 The East Fellside
Walk 5 Hartside, Black Fell and Renwick
Walk 6 Melmerby and Knapside Hill
Walk 7 Maiden Way – Kirkland to Alston
Walk 8 Blencarn, Cross Fell and Kirkland
Walk 9 Knockergill Pass – Knock to Garrigill
Walk 10 Dufton, Great Rundale and High Cup
3 Warcop Range
Walk 11 Murton, Murton Pike and Murton Fell
Walk 12 Hilton and Tinside Rigg
Walk 13 Mickle Fell via the Boundary Route
4 Stainmore
Walk 14 North Stainmore and Slate Quarry Moss
Walk 15 Kirkby Stephen and Nine Standards
Walk 16 The Tan Hill Inn and Sleightholme Moor
Walk 17 Bowes and Bowes Moor
5 Lower Teasdale
Walk 18 Greta Bridge and Brignall Banks
Walk 19 Barnard Castle and the Tees
Walk 20 Woodland and Copley
Walk 21 Cotherstone and Romaldkirk
6 Middle Teasdale
Walk 22 Tees Railway Walk
Walk 23 Middleton and Monk’s Moor
Walk 24 Middleton and Grassholme
7 Upper Teasdale
Walk 25 Low Force and High Force
Walk 26 Holwick and Hagworm Hill
Walk 27 Cronkley Fell
Walk 28 Cow Green and Widdybank Fell
Walk 29 Cow Green and Herdship Fell
8 Weardale
Walk 30 Wolsingham and Frosterley
Walk 31 Stanhope and Stanhope Dene
Walk 32 Westgate, Middlehope and Rookhope
Walk 33 Chapelfell Top and Noon Hill
Walk 34 Rookhope to Stanhope
9 Derwentside
Walk 35 Waskerley Way – Parkhead to Consett
Walk 36 Edmundbyers and Edmundbyers Common
Walk 37 Blanchland and Blanchland Moor
10 Devil’s Water
Walk 38 Devil’s Water and Hangman Hill
Walk 39 Dipton Mill and Dipton Burn
11 Allendale
Walk 40 Allen Banks and Staward Gorge
Walk 41 Allendale Town and Hexhamshire Common
Walk 42 Allendale Town and Allenmill Flues
Walk 43 Ninebanks, Hard Rigg and the Dodd
12 South Tynedale
Walk 44 Alston, Garrigill and River South Tyne
Walk 45 Alston, Lambley and Haltwhistle
Walk 46 Slaggyford and Grey Nag
13 The Dale-Heads
Walk 47 Allenheads and Killhope Law
Walk 48 Cowshill and Killhope
Walk 49 Killhope Cross and Knoutberry Hill
Walk 50 Nenthead and Nag’s Head
Appendix A Route summary table
Appendix B Useful contacts
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