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Harthope Burn & Ireshopeburn – Weardale Tuesday Walks – this walk is going ahead as planned

5 September


Weardale Tuesday walks

Tuesday 5th September 2023

Harthope Burn  , High Hotts , Ireshopeburn, West Blackdene returning to St John’s Chapel.

Leaving the centre of St John’s Chapel by the “Town Hall” the route goes through woodland past some waterfalls along the Harthope Burn. On leaving the woodland there are two short climbs, one with steps. We pass through rough pasture and fields from Rowantree Foot to Ireshopeburn, After a short walk along the main road we reach West Blackdene and follow the Wear River downstream to Newhouse Pastures, East Blackdene and Ponderlane Bridge returning to the cars in St John’s Chapel.

Date: Tuesday, 5th September 2023

Start time: 10.00 am.    Estimated finish 12.30 pm

Starting point: St John’s Chapel “Town Hall” opposite the Co-op. Store’

Distance: 7.6 Km (4.7 Miles)

Ascent 214 metres

A gentle walk through woodland and pastures with a variety of stiles and a short section of marsh.

Leader: Richard Bellis

All general enquiries about the group:  Alan Smith. 01388 517522

Toilets: Public toilets at St Johns Chapel Near the Town Hall.

Parking: around the centre of St John’s Chapel or the Public car Park near the Stock Market.

OS Map North Pennines Explorer OL31


5 September
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