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Weardale Tuesday Ramblers

2 October


                                                                Rookhope Circular Walk

Important:  In the event of bad weather walks may be cancelled or rescheduled for later in the same week so consult the weardale.uk website from 8am on the morning of the walk, before travelling.

Local residents and visitors to the dale are welcome on our walks

Walk Route:   This is a roller coaster walk around Rookhope on little used tracks and footpaths with a small section over rough pasture at the beginning and a short section of road walking.  Historical points of interest will be illustrated with old photographs.

Date:  Tuesday 2nd October.

Start time:  10.00am                     Estimated finish time:  12.15am

Moderate,  4 miles  Ascent:  550 feet

Leader:  Alan Smith                           Contact details:  01388 517522

Starting Point: Rookhope Village Hall car park.   Turn left into the car park 150 yards past the Rookhope Inn if approaching from Stanhope.   Postcode:  DL13 2DA

OS Map:   Consett & Derwent Reservoir Explorer 307

Walks cost £1 to cover expenses.

Toilets:  There are public toilets opposite the shop in Rookhope.

Equipment for this walk:  Walking boots and socks, waterproofs, small snack and drink, walking poles or stick, hat, scarf and gloves.

Dogs:  Dogs on a short lead are permitted on this walk

Accompanied children under 16 and accompanied vulnerable adults are welcome.

Disclaimer:  Everyone taking part in any of our group walks does so at their own risk.  The group works on the same basis as a group of friends who go out walking together.  Walk organisers accept no risk for anyone attending any walk and will not be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss occurring on a walk or in connection with travel to and from a walk. None of our leaders is qualified or has first aid training but a first aid kit is available.  Participants must read the walk description carefully and assess whether the terrain.


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