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  1. Add Chester-le-Street Heritage Trail to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Chester-le-Street

    The Chester-le-Street Heritage Trail is a walk around the 2000 year history of Chester-le-Street market town, taking in sites of Roman occupation, Christian Heritage and Victorian Industry.

  2. Add Frosterley Marble Walk to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Frosterley, Bishop Auckland

    Three walks in search of Frosterley Marble.

  3. Add Causey Arch Picnic Area Walking Route to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Near Stanley

    Causey Arch Picnic Area is UK Woodland Assurance Scheme certified, a scheduled monument and Local Wildlife Site. Habitats include Ancient woodland, running water and grassland. It is suitable for walkers and wheelchair users.

  4. Add Cow Green Geological Trail to your Itinerary

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    Nature Trail

    Barnard Castle

    Cow Green Geological Trail Approximately 4 kilometres each way, this linear trail uses well-marked footpaths and minor roads and is wheel/push chair friendly to the top of Caudron Snout.

  5. Add St John's Chapel Walk to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    St John's Chapel

    High up in Weardale, this is a lovely country walk that is not too difficult - apart from a short climb up to Allercleugh Farm - yet rewards with a real sense of being away from the crowds.

  6. Add Durham City to St Michaels and all Angels Walk to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Durham

    Countryside walks from Durham City to a medieval village Church in Witton Gilbert.

  7. Add Cuddy's Corse to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Chester-le-Street

    Follow this walk in the footsteps of Saint Cuthbert’s Community on their final journey from Chester-le-Street to Durham Cathedral, carrying the uncorrupted body (Corse) of Cuthbert, the Patron Saint of the North.

  8. Add Deerness Valley Way Railway Path (Walking and Cycling Route) to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Turn at Stonebridge roundabout onto B6302 to Ushaw Moor, Entrance is signed ½ mile on left

    An 8.5 mile route on a former railway line from Broompark Picnic Site, just outside Durham City to Crook, running past Ushaw Moor, Deerness View and Stanley Crook. It forms part of the Walney to Wear (W2W) long distance cycling route.

  9. Add Lanchester Valley Railway Path (Walking and Cycling Route) to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Turn at Stonebridge roundabout onto B6302 to Ushaw Moor, Entrance is signed ½ mile on left

    A 12 mile route from Broompark Picnic Site, just outside Durham City to Consett, running past Bearpark, Langley Park, Lanchester and Knitsley.

  10. Add Blue Plaque Trail - Barnard Castle  to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Barnard Castle

    THE BLUE PLAQUE TRAIL provides information on the people and places whose contribution to the history of Barnard Castle has been commemorated by blue plaques erected by the former Barnard Castle Urban District Council or its successor.

  11. Add Lanchester Roman Walk to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Durham

    A 5 mile, moderate circular walk crossing the line of The Dere Street Roman Road and the site of Longovicium Roman Fort. There are varied surfaces with one short incline and can be wet underfoot in parts.

  12. Add Bishop Auckland Trail - Long to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Bishop Auckland

    This Walk is a medium grade 4 1/2 miles (7 1/4 km) through peaceful countryside and woodland, including Auckland Castle and Binchester Roman Fort. This should take 2 – 2 1/2 hours.


  13. Add Teesdale Reservoirs Walk to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Baldersdale

    This 12.6km walk, starting at Balderhead Reservoir, offers an invigorating walk with stunning views of three of Northumbrian Water’s six reservoirs in Teesdale.

  14. Add Durham Peninsular Walk to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Durham

    Starting in the Market Place of Durham City, this walk will take you around the Riverbanks and winding historical Streets of the City Centre. Allow 1-2 hours to complete this Walk.

  15. Add Waskerley Way Railway Path (Walking and Cycling Route) to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Turn left at The Grove, Consett

    A 9.7 mile route from Lydgett's Junction in Consett to Parkhead, Stanhope running past Rowley, Smiddy Shaw Reservoir and Waskerley Reservoir.

  16. Add Tees Railway Path to your Itinerary

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    Cycle Route

    Middleton in Teesdale

    This route is set in the attractive countryside of Teesdale, within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The path starts just outside Middleton-in-Teesdale, passing the picturesque villages of Mickleton and Romaldkirk.

  17. Add Woodland - Gaunless Valley Heritage Walk to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Butterknowle

    A 51/2 Mile Circular Walk that visits Woodland’s Coal Mining Heritage. This walk travels in a clockwise direction, commencing from and returning to the Gaunless Smelt Mill car park.

  18. Add Seaham -  Durham Heritage Coast Walk to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Seaham

    This walk provides opportunities to explore Seaham and the Marina where there are a number of places to have a coffee or a meal or simply enjoy the view with an ice cream.

  19. Add Escomb Walk to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    Escomb, Bishop Auckland

    This Route is a relatively easy 5 mile (8 1/4 km) walk that should take 2 1/2 hours taking in Escomb Saxon Church and The River Wear.

  20. Add Pennine Journey - Durham Section to your Itinerary

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    Walking Route

    The Durham section of The Pennine Journey starts in Tan Hill and continues north to Blanchland – a distance of 32 miles.