Weardale Tuesday Walks
Stoterley Hill and the Three Curricks
Important: In the event of bad weather this walk may be cancelled or rescheduled for later in the same week so consult the weardale.uk website from 8am on the morning of the walk, before travelling.
Local residents and visitors to the dale are welcome on our walks
Walk Details: From Edmondbyers we circle round anti clockwise to reach the trig point on Stoterley Hill for good views over the Derwent Reservoir and valley, continue on to the Three Curricks on Muggleswick Park, then drop back down into Edmondbyers. The walk is on good tracks and footpaths except for 600 yards of rough, possibly damp, terrain before and after the Curricks. (This walk was originally scheduled for Nov 18 but cancelled due to bad weather).
Date: Tuesday 4th June
Start time: 10.00am Estimated finish time: 12.45 pm
Moderate walk, 5.0 miles, 600 feet of ascent.
Leader: Alan Smith Contact details: 01388 517522
Starting Point: Outside the Punch Bowl pub in Edmondbyers, postcode: DH8 9NL.
OS Map: Consett & Derwent Reservoir Explorer 307
Walks cost £1 to cover expenses.
Toilets: There are public toilets to the left of to the village hall in Edmondbyers , which is to the left of the Punch Bowl.
Equipment for this walk: Walking boots and socks, waterproofs, small snack and drink, walking poles or stick, hat and suntan lotion.
Dogs: Dogs on a short lead are welcome on this walk.
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 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.