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Parkhead Station & Collier Law – Weardale Tuesday Walks- this walk is going ahead as planned
Parkhead Station and Collier Law walk
Important: In the event of bad weather walks may be cancelled, changed 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.
Date: Tuesday 31st October
Route: The walk is on good paths but there are some steep pebbley descents where a stick might be useful
Start time: 10.00am Estimated finish time: 1.00pm
Moderate walk, 6 miles, ascent: 770 feet.
Leader: Jamie Johnson
Starting Point: Parkhead Station, postcode DL13 2ES (called Fell Haven on the OS map). From the Grey Bull at the west end of Stanhope take the B6278 towards Edmundbyers up through Crawleyside Bank. About a mile after the cattle grid Parkhead Station is signed to the right (on the left side of the road) and there is an old red mining railway truck on the right to mark the entrance to Parkhead Station. Park 200 yards along the access track.
OS Map: Consett and Derwent Reservoir 307
Walks cost £1 to cover contribution to mountain rescue and website costs.
Toilets: There are toilets for café customers at Parkhead (if open) or there are public toilets at the Durham Dales centre DL13 2FJ in Stanhope.
Equipment for this walk: Walking boots and socks, waterproofs, small snack and drink, walking poles or stick, hat and, gloves.
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 stany 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.