The Hag Bridge Walk

The Hag Bridge Walk

Stanhope Walk: Stanhope Bridge to Hag Bridge Distance: 4 miles    Time: 1h 40min    Difficulty: Beginner    Ascent: 276 ft Description:  This is an easy, low level walk following an unspoilt section of the   River Wear on the outward leg where dippers, kingfishers,...
Crow Coal Hill Walk

Crow Coal Hill Walk

Distance: 1.2 miles    Time: 40 mins    Difficulty: Beginner    Ascent: 477 ft     Description:    If you’ve never walked up to a trig point (triangulation station) then this walk provides an easy and scenic way to break your duck.  It starts just outside Stanhope.  ...
Carrs Top

Carrs Top

Stanhope Walk: Carrs Top (the Easy Way) Length: 3.5 miles Ascent: 530 feet Time: 1 hour 45 minutes Map: Explorer OL31 North Pennines Start: Take the A689 from Stanhope towards Eastgate and at the outskirts of Stanhope turn left on the B6278 towards Middleton in...
Linear Walk from Rookhope

Linear Walk from Rookhope

Stanhope Walk: Linear Walk From Rookhope Length: 5 miles Ascent: 600 feet Time: 2.50 hours Map: Explorer 307 Consett & Derwent reservoir Start: Take the bus to Rookhope from Stanhope Market Place to the “terminus” next to the pub. (To make this a circular walk...
Linear Walk To Stanhope

Linear Walk To Stanhope

Stanhope Walk: Linear Walk From Rookhope Length: 5 miles Ascent: 600 feet Time: 2.50 hours Map: Explorer 307 Consett & Derwent reservoir Start: Take the bus to Rookhope from Stanhope Market Place to the “terminus” next to the pub. (To make this a circular walk...