Guided Walks Programme 2018/19

Alston Moor Walkers are Welcome aims to organize a minimum of one Guided Walk per month.  Over the year we aim to provide a variety of walks ranging from short easy walks of around 4 miles to very strenuous walks of up to 20 miles.  Pre-walk information will be posted on the website giving details about the terrain and the length and difficulty of the walk and of any restrictions eg dogs on open access land.  There is no charge for the walks and anyone is welcome to join us however a voluntary donation of £1.50 to help cover our insurance costs is appreciated.

Saturday 13 January                        Epiacum and Gilderdale Burn

A circular walk of approximately 4.5 miles on paths and across open moorland

Grade: Moderate

Meet: Epiacum car park at 10.00am

 

Tuesday 20 February                        Nenthall 

A circular walk of approx. 5 miles on good tracks and quiet roads

Grade: Easy

Meet: Nenthall Hotel car park at 10.00am

 

Sunday 25 March                               Kip Law – Tarn Rigg

A circular walk of approx. 6.5 miles on a mixture of paths and indistinct moorland tracks

GradeStrenuous

Meet: 10.15am at the Cumberland Hotel or 10.30am at Randalholme

 

Saturday 21 April                               A Circuit of Herdship Fell

A joint walk with Barnard Castle Walkers are Welcome – a circular walk of approx. 8.5 miles on a mixture of open moorland, quiet roads and good footpaths. 

Grade: Strenuous

Meet: 10.45am at Cow Green Reservoir or 10.00am at the Cumberland Hotel for car sharing.

 

Tuesday 15 May                               The Dodd

A circular walk of approx. 7 miles on public footpaths throughout

Grade: Moderate

Meet: Nenthead Mines car park at 11.00am

 

Sunday 24 June                                  Cross Fell 

A walk of approximately 15 miles from Garrigill to the summit of Cross Fell and back.  

Grade: Strenuous

Meet: Garrigill Village Hall at 10.00am

 

Saturday 14 July                               Middleton-in-Teesdale WaW Guided Walk

A circular walk of approximately 4.4 miles on paths in and around Middleton

Grade: Easy

Meet: Tees’pot café for an 11.00am start

 

Sunday 19 August                                Gilderdale, Tutman’s Hole

A circular walk of approximately 9 miles on a mixture of paths and indistinct moorland tracks 

Grade: Moderate/Strenuous

Meet: The Cumberland at 10.00am

 

Thursday 20 September               Hesleywell Moor

A circular walk of approximately 9 miles on moorland paths and tracks 

Grade: Moderate/Strenuous

Meet: 10.30am nr Malakoff Bridge

 

Saturday 29 September                Pennine Journey Anniversary Walk

A linear walk of 14 miles from Greenhead to Kirkhaugh along the route of Wainwright’s Pennine Journey

Grade: Strenuous

Meet: The Cumberland at 10.00am

 

Sunday 21 October                          South Tyne Waterfalls Walk

A circular walk of approximately 8 miles on public footpaths and indistinct moorland tracks

Grade: Strenuous

Meet: Garrigill at 10.20am

 

Saturday 17 November                   Nenthall via Blagill

A circular walk of approximately 8 miles on good footpaths

Grade: Moderate

Meet: The Cumberland at 11.00am

 

Thursday 20 December                   Mount Hooley Moon Walk

A circular walk of approximately  3 miles

Grade: Moderate

Meet: The Cumberland at 6.00pm

 

Sunday 13 January                      Moorhouse

Tuesday 19 February                  Eals – Lambley

March                                               Joint walk with Middleton-in-Teesdale and                                                                       Barnard Castle WaW

Sunday 14 April                            Rotherhope Fell

Saturday 18 May                           Killhope Law

Sunday 16 June                             Maiden Way – Meg’s Cairn

July                                                    Gilderdale

 

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