Walking in County Durham
40 walking routes exploring Pennine moors, river valleys and coastal paths
By Paddy Dillon
Guidebook offering detailed descriptions of 40 day walks across County Durham. Walks range from 5 to 24km and show off the region's history and natural wonders. The terrain covers field paths and open moorlands, from the North Sea to the high Pennines.
Seasonsall year round
CentresDurham, Carlington, Bishop Auckland, Barnard Castle, Stanhope, Consett, Seaham
Difficultyhalf- to full-day mostly circular routes; some on high moorland but not difficult
Must Seecity of Durham, Bowes Museum, remote high Pennine moors and valleys, High Force on the upper Tees, coastline walks
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Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer, with over 90 guidebooks to his name and contributions to 40 other titles. He has written extensively for several outdoor publications and has appeared on radio and television. Paddy is an indefatigable long-distance walker who has walked all of Britain's National Trails and several major European trails. He has also walked in Nepal, Tibet, Korea, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US. Paddy is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.View author profile
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