Walk - Locomotion & Historic Shildon
Discover the coming of the railways in the world’s first railway town, one in a series of walks for children produced by Bright Water Landscape Partnership.
Points of interest along the walk:
Kilburn Shed. It was built in 1826 as an iron merchant’s warehouse, close to the Stockton and Darlington Railway to exploit the transport opportunities it could provide.
Timothy Hackworth House.This house was built 1830-1831 for Timothy Hackworth, the locomotive superintendent of the Stockton and Darlington Railway. in 1975 it became the Timothy Hackworth Muse.
The Light Engine, sited at the home of Timothy Hackworth. It’s an interactive light beacon that uses text messaging to create multi-coloured light sequences.
Along surfaced paths and a short section of unsurfaced track. Barriers include two bridges over the railway, a narrow gap to walk through and some inclines.
Distance: 1.4 Miles. Grid Ref: NZ 23965 25474
Please visit - https://www.discoverbrightwater.com/locomotion-historic-shildon/ - for map and further information.
|2023 (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)|