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Killhope To Cowshill Linear Walk – Weardale Tuesday Walks – this walk is cancelled due to forecast rain and wind
Killhope to Cowshill Linear Walk
Important: In the event of bad weather walks may be cancelled or rescheduled for later in the same week so consult the www.weardale.uk website from 8am on the morning of the walk, before travelling.
Walk Route: From the Killhope Museum car park we mostly follow solid but not stony tracks thus avoiding the worst of the Weardale winter mud. Good views and interesting sections along the Killhope Burn. No steep gradients.
Date: Tuesday 7th January
Start time: 10.00am Estimated finish time: 12.45pm
Easy walk, 4.25 miles, 300 feet of ascent.
Leader: Alan Smith
All enquiries: Alan Smith Tel: 01388 517522
Starting Point: We meet at the Cowshill parking area which is on the opposite of the bridge from the Cowshill Hotel, 50 yards along a rough track. There will be a car share to the start of the walk at Killhope.
OS Map: OL31 North Pennines
Walks cost £1 to cover costs.
Toilets: There are no open public toilets near this walk.
Equipment for this walk: Walking boots and socks, waterproofs, small snack and drink, walking poles or stick, hat, and goves.
Accompanied children under 16 and accompanied vulnerable adults are welcome on this walk.
Dogs: Dogs on a short lead are welcome on this walk.
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.