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Bollihope Valley and Harehope – Weardale Tuesday Walkers

24 January

Important:  In the event of bad weather walks may be cancelled, changed or rescheduled for later in the same week so consult the weardale.uk website from 8am on the morning of the walk.  (We are often able to update the website to say if the walk is going ahead the evening before).

Walk Route: From the Bollihope car park we walk downstream along the bank of the Bollihope Burn through gorse and woodland towards the hamlet of  White Kirkley. Then we turn south and climb the road followed by flat pasture land and Fine Burn valley passing Fine Burn house remains on the way. Returning across open access rough land towards Pye Close  where we head up valley by the Bollihope Burn towards the car park.

Date:  Tuesday 24th January 2023

Start time:  10.00am                          Estimated finish time:  12.15p.m.

Moderate walk, c. 6.5km        Height gain:163 metes

Leader: Richard Bellis                        Contact details: Richard Bellis Tel: 01388 526951


Starting Point:  Bollihope Car Park   Postcode:   DL13 2TA (nearest post code)

OS Map:  North Pennines Teesdale & Weardale OL31

Walks cost £1 to cover mountain rescue contribution

Terrain:  Footpaths, farm tracks, rough grazing and pasture.

Toilets: The nearest toilets are in Wolsingham or Stanhope

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

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 basic 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.



24 January