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Wolsingham to Frosterley Circular – Weardale Tuesday Walks

2 July


Wolsingham to Frosterley Circular.

Meet at Wolsingham railway station carpark DL13 3BL for a 10.00 start. Approximate finish 1.00pm incl snack break.
The route from the carpark takes us a short way up Wears Bank before leaving the road to head west on the footpath to Ashes House, continuing through Towdy Potts, Sunniside, East and West Biggins farms. It circles at Harhope Quarry and returns through Landieu farm to the river bank and a flat walk back to Wolsingham.
Distance: 6 miles.
Ascent:  580 feet descent 600 feet.
Terrain: public road, farm tracks, footpaths and open pasture. Stiles and gates. The possibility of stock in fields.
Cut off points at Frosterley or Landieu bridge for the bus to Wolsingham.
Depending on the weather or other circumstances, on the day, the route may be reversed.
Walk leader: Peter Stephenson.
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.  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.


2 July
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