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Sinderhope to Holm Linn – Weardale Tuesday Walks

17 August


Sinderhope to Holm Linn

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. If the weather forecast is clear the website will be updated the evening before the walk

Walk Route:  This is a low level walk on mostly good paths across attractive countryside.  The constant theme of the walk is water – we follow waterside paths, cross and recross various rivers and water courses and finish at the highlight of the walk, the Holm Linn waterfall.  Lots of stiles.

Date:   Tuesday 17thh August

Start time:   10.00am            Estimated finish time: 12.45pm

Easy/moderate walk 4.25 miles, 650 feet of ascent.

Leader:  Alan Smith

All enquiries:  Alan Smith   Tel:  01388 517522

Starting Point:  We meet at the High Forest Community Centre in Sinderhope, postcode NE47 9AD, which is 5 miles along the B6295 from Allenheads towards Allendale, after Sparty Lea.  The Centre is a large building on the left hand side of the road.

OS Map:        OL43  Hadrian’s Wall

Walks cost £1 to cover costs (mountain rescue contribution, website hosting etc)

Toilets:  There are public toilets in Allenheads near the Hemmel Café.

Equipment for this walk:  Walking boots and socks, waterproofs, small snack and drink, walking poles or stick, sun hat and suntan lotion.

Accompanied children under 16 and accompanied vulnerable adults are welcome on this walk.

Dogs:  Dogs on a short lead are permitted 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.


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