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…

    0 miles away
  2. Small but fascinating volunteer run folk museum with an amazing collection including the…

    3.82 miles away
  3. The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of the most beautiful and…

    3.89 miles away
  1. High Force is one of the most impressive waterfalls in England. The River Tees has been…

    9.47 miles away
  2. Situated amidst stunning woodland, near to Low and High Force waterfalls and surrounded…

    10.26 miles away
  3. Riverside picnic area.

    10.48 miles away
  4. Low Force waterfall is part of the River Tees in beautiful Upper Teesdale. It is easily…

    10.49 miles away
  5. The Weardale Railway follows the path of the River Wear and passes through the…

    10.94 miles away
  6. Information point and tearoom, cycle hire and forest drive with children's play area.…

    17.89 miles away
  7. Award-winning farm attraction set in attractive countryside, see and touch the animals at…

    18.6 miles away
  8. Built in the 1720s, Derwentcote is the earliest and most complete steel-making furnace to…

    20.63 miles away
  9. A spectacular fortress set on a high rock above the market town, Barnard Castle takes you…

    20.8 miles away
  10. The massive ruins of Henry II's 12thC tower keep, set within the earthworks of a Roman…

    20.89 miles away
  11. Nestled in Bargate Bank, about a mile outside of Lanchester, in the heart of the stunning…

    21.05 miles away
  12. The Witham is a vibrant arts centre with a gallery, shop, theatre and café.

    21.37 miles away
  13. St. Mary's Barnard Castle with Whorlton is a place of Peace, Worship and Spirituality…

    21.47 miles away
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