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Weardale Tuesday Walkers

21 August


                                            Crow Coal Hill trig point from Eastgate     

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.

Walk Route:   We climb gently up to Bewdley Plain past many abandonned farmhouses and then on to the Crow Coal trig point.  The final part of the return is quite steep.

Date:  Tuesday 21st August

Start time:  10.00am                     Estimated finish time:  12.15am

Moderate walk, 4 miles.  Height gain:  770 feet

Leader: Alan Smith                      Contact details:  01388 517522

Starting Point:   Eastgate Village Hall car park.  Coming from Stanhope at the entrance to Eastgate turn right into Church Lane which is 100 yards before the Cross Keys pub.  The car park entrance is on the right after 150yards.        Nearest postcode:   DL13 2HU

OS Map:   Consett & Derwent Reservoir Explorer 307

Walks cost £1 to cover expenses.

Terrain:  Footpaths, grassy tracks and rough pasture.

Toilets:   The nearest toilets are in the Durham Dales Centre in Stanhope.

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

Dogs:  Dogs 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, distance and height gain of the walk are within their own and their guests’ capabilities and whether their equipment is suitable.


21 August
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