The Satley Loop
Near Knitsley Mill
Tel: +44 03000 265 309
AboutThe Satley Loop is a 19 mile intermediate cycle route along minor roads and country lanes with 2 crossings of the A68. It is marked on the Durham County Council North Durham Cycle Map as CDN1.
From Knitsley Mill follow Knitsley Lane and turn left then right onto Millershill Lane. Turn right onto Elizabeth Lane then cross the A68 to Oxen Law.
Turn left down to Saltersgate Lane and continue along Droverhouse Lane crossing the A68 again until reaching the B6296. Turn left then immediately right down Pan Lane. Hall Hill Farm is close by.
At the crossroads turn left past Stowe House Farm through Cornsay. Turn left onto Ragpath Lane then right past Ragpathside Plantation to the B6301. Turn left and follow the road into Lanchester. The site of Longovicium Roman Fort and the course of Dere Street Roman Road is nearby.
Continue along Newbiggin Lane until you get back to Knitsley.
This route passes near to the following Taste Durham establishments:
Knitsley Farm Granary Cafe, Consett.
Route taken from Durham County Council North Cycle Map.
- Distance: 10-20 Miles
- Grade: Moderate
- Route Surface: On Road
- Grade (Moderate)
- In countryside
- Outdoor Attraction
- Route Surface (On Road)
- Suitable For (Any Bike)
- Time (Half Day)