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Broadwood Qurry and Harvey Hill- Weardale Tuesday Walks

21 February



Broadwood Quarry and Harvey Hill

21st February 2023


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 Frosterley Station car park we walk through the village along the northside of the river Wear and use the footbridge to cross the Wear to Broadwood Quarry. After crossing the quarry we walk along the south bank of the river to the caravan site near Landieu Farm. A short steep climb to the south across farmland brings us to East and West Biggins Farm. Following the Weardale Way SW towards Harehope we then turn north towards wise Eel Bridge and return to the station car park.

Date:  Tuesday 21st February 2023

Start time: 10.00am                           Estimated finish time: 12.30p.m.

Moderate walk, c. 7.6 km                   Height gain: 204 metes

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


Starting Point: Frosterley Station Car Park   Postcode: DL13 2SL

OS Map: North Pennines Teesdale & Weardale OL31

Walks cost £1 to cover mountain rescue contribution

Terrain:  Footpaths, farm tracks, quarry and pasture.

Toilets: The nearest toilets are in Stanhope Dales centre or Wolsingham

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.


21 February
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