Weardale Way

Start from Roker at the mouth of the Wear (SR6 9NB)
Finish at Killhope Lead Mining Museum (DL13 1AR)
DL13 1AR

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Weardale Way




  • Distance: Over 20 Miles
  • Theme: Breathtaking Views
  • Theme: Heritage
  • Theme: Long Distance
  • Theme: Nature
  • Theme: Rivers / Reservoirs
  • Theme: Tasty Trails

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Walk Distance - 77 miles

Access Information

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Sunderland, Durham and Weardale are accessible from the A1(M).

Public Transport Directions

Regular buses serve destinations along the route.

The East Coast mainline runs into Durham station and a heritage railway runs between Wolsingham and Stanhope on weekends.

What's Nearby

  1. Refurbished in 2016, Killhope is a multi award winning Victorian lead mining museum...

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  2. The woodland walks are part of a day out at Killhope – two wildlife hides, one accessible...

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  3. A linear 4 mile (6.5km) walk from Cowshill to Killhope Lead Mining Museum along the...

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  1. A 1⁄2 mile stroll in upland countryside.

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  2. High up in Weardale, this is a lovely country walk that is not too difficult - apart from...

    3.55 miles away
  3. Small but fascinating volunteer run folk museum with an amazing collection including the...

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  4. A circular 7 mile walk following the Mineral Valleys Walk waymarkers on meandering route...

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  5. We run a range of outdoor activities including rock climbing, canoeing, high ropes,...

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  6. The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and...

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  7. A strenuous 32 mile circular cycle ride up hill and down dale from St John's Chapel to...

    4.72 miles away
  8. This 5.5mile route takes you through the beautiful countryside of upper Weardale in the...

    4.72 miles away
  9. “A Dales Journey” is a 90 miles drive following the footsteps of John Wesley’s 1761...

    5.47 miles away
  10. Cow Green Geological Trail Approximately 4 kilometres each way, this linear trail uses...

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  11. In and around the former lead mining village of Rookhope, this walk takes in both the...

    6.86 miles away
  12. In its entirety, the Teesdale Way is a 92 mile route which follows the River Tees from...

    7.27 miles away
  13. Cow Green Reservoir is one of the best wild brown trout fishery in the country offering...

    7.78 miles away
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