Circular and Linear Walks

Circular and Linear Walks

An enjoyable 12.25 mile hill walk, starting in the old lead-mining village of Duftonand following steep paths leading up onto Knock Fell.  The return is along a radar station access road and runs around Knock Pike and Dufton Pike.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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A 9.5 mile walk which should only be undertaken in good weather as the climb up through High Cup gorge on an old miner's track is tricky.  The route starts in a charming dene and gentle farmland but soon changes as it climbs.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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A 14.75 mile following alternative routes of the Pennine Way, one along an old miner's track and one over the rough moorland. The route takes in Cow Green Reservoir and High Cup gorge.  Note that if Maize Beck is in flood, a linear route must be followed.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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An 11 mile circuit, featuring the rough pasture of Upper Teesdale, a clamber along the boulder strewn riverside path beneath Falcon Clints and a scramble up the side of Cauldron Snout before returning along the Cow Green Reservoir access road.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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An 18.75 mile, starting at the lead-mining village of Middleton-in Teesdale and following the River Tees upstream past two spectacular waterfalls (Low Force and High Force) and Cronkley Scar.  Returning by a droveway and a quiet road.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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An enjoyable 13.5 mile walk running along Baldersdale and Lunedale reservoirs and crossing a series of moorland ridges.  The route passes the remote farm where Hannah Hauxwell once lived and a Bronze Age tumulus before returning along a railway trail and quiet roads.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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This challenging 14 mile walk combines the alternative Pennine Way routes of the "Bowes Loop".

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln. 

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Combining alternative Pennine Way routes this 17.5 miles circuit crosses open moorland with some boggy ground, leading to Tan Hill (Britain's highest pub) and then returning along good tracks and quiet roads.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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An 11 mile circular walk partly along the Pennine Way, offering splendid views of Upper Swaledale and the surrounding fells as well as East Gill Force. The route crosses open moorland whic can prove challenging.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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A picturesque 7 mile walk, visiting the villages of Upper Swaledale and criss-crossing Kisdon Hill.  Crossing meadows and a steep hill and returning along a good track with exceptional views.

This walk is reproduced with permission from Circular Walks on the Pennine Way by Kevin Donkin, published by Frances Lincoln.

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