Dufton - geology and landscape walk

Route type: Circular and Linear Walks

The landscape around Dufton has been nearly 500million years in the making and contains some of the oldest rocks in the North Pennines.

This circular walk around Dufton Pike will introduce you to some of the special features of the landscape. By spotting clues in the hills, valleys and buildings you’ll find out how to read the landscape and discover more about its fascinating past.

Approximately 3 3/4 miles (6km) taking 2 - 2.5 hours. Starts and finishes at Dufton village car park, grid reference NY 689 250

This route is on public footpaths and bridleways and two short stretches of minor road. It follows good paths and tracks with several stiles. Walking boots are recommended as the route can be rough and muddy in places.

Download the leaflet for more information and a map.