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Weardale Tuesday Walkers – This walk going ahead as planned

19 June @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM


Bollihope to Carrs Top

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

Walk Route:  From the picnic site the walk climbs gently but at some length to the trig point at Carrs Top,  then drops down into the Bollihope valley, with a section along the burn, to return to the starting point.

Date:  Tuesday 19th June

Start time:   10.00am                    Estimated finish time:  12.30am

Moderate walk, 4 miles                Height gain:  800 feet

Leader:   Alan Smith                      Contact details:  01388 517522

Starting Point:   The Bollihope picnic spot (NOT the picnic spot below Hill End).  From Stanhope drive about 3.5 miles until the road dips steeply down to the Bollhope Burn, just after a large quarry on the left.  Park on the grass on the right

OS Map:   North Pennines Explorer OL31

Walks cost £1 to cover expenses.

Terrain:  This walk is over quad tracks, farm tracks and pathless ground.  The descent into the Bollihope valley is steep and can be slippery.

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

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

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


19 June
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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