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The Elephant Trees from Frosterley – Weardale Tuesday Walks – this walk is cancelled due to forecast wind and rain

18 February


The Elephant Trees from Frosterley (White Kirkley)

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:   Meet at the Station car park in Frosterley for a brief car share to the start of the walk in White Kirkley to save parking too many cars in WK.   The walks climbs up the beautiful Fine Gill valley to the Elephant trees, returning along the Bollihope Burn. This walk is full of interest and has some of the best views in Weardale going up and coming down.  Not mud free alas.

Date:   Tuesday 18th February.

Start time:   10.00am            Estimated finish time: 1.00pm

Moderate walk, 5 miles, 600 feet of ascent.

Leader:  Alan Smith

All enquiries:  Alan Smith   Tel:  01388 517522

Starting Point: We meet at the Frosterley Station car park which is opposite the Black Bull pub for a short car share to the start of the walk  .  From Stanhope follow the A689 and turn right just after arriving in Frosterley on a road signed Hill End and White Kirkley.  The car park is on the left after 100 yards.

OS Map:   OL31 North Pennines

Walks cost £1 to cover costs.

Toilets:  There are no public toilets in Frosterley.

Equipment for this walk:  Walking boots and socks, waterproofs, small snack and drink, walking poles or stick, hat, scarf 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 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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