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Derwentside Group

We are the Derwentside Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

This is an easy moderate with about 350 feet of total ascent. It takes in quiet country lanes, a section the Brandon and Bishop Auckland railway path, as well as a visit to the magnificent Brancepeth Castle. It finishes with a stretch along the River Wear on the Weardale Way.

Sunday, 3 December 2023
Start time:
10:30 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
12.9km / 8.0mi
Ascent:
106.7m / 350ft
Type:
circular

Rail route and river views

Features

  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
NZ 23339 35491
Nearest postcode:
DL16 7RG
what3words:
captive.dominate.coasters
Start time:
10:30 am

Page Bank car park, Whitworth Lane

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking