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Hedleyhope Fell to Cornsay -Weardale Tuesday Walks -this walk is going ahead as planned

2 January


Hedleyhope Fell to Cornsay – Weardale Tuesday Walks

2nd January 2024

Headleyhope Car Park  Cornsay Village


Important: In the event of bad weather walks may be cancelled, changed or rescheduled for a later date 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:The walk route is from Headleyhope Nature Reserve car park along a short stretch of road towards Hedley Hill and Bell’s House to Low Row. . We then walk across fields and through woodland to Cornsay Village. The return walk from Cornsay village is past Stowe House, Lodge House Farms and Cowsley.

There are some return routes along roads which are slightly shorter.

Date: Tuesday, 2nd January 2024

Start time:10 am         Estimated finish: 1.00pm

A walk of fields, woods and settlements 10.5 kms(6.5 miles)

Height gain: 244 metres( a variety of ascents and descents)

Leader: Richard Bellis

Contact details: Alan Smith 01388 517522

Starting Point: Hedleyhope Nature Reserve car park(Easting 414971 Northing 541419)

OS map: Consett and Derwent Reservoir. Explorer 307

Walks cost £1 to cover mountain rescue contributions.

Terrain: Moorland, riverside paths, pasture fields and tarmac roads.

Toilets: Wolsingham or Crook.

Equipment: Walking boots and socks, waterproof, snack and drink, waking poles or stick.

Dogs are permitted on this walk, but must be under strict control. Cattle and sheep may be in some of the areas that we use.


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 are qualified or have had first aid training. 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.


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