Region - North Pennines
County/Area - Durham
Author - Lou Johnson
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Ascent - 700 feet / 212 metres
Grade - easy/mod
A walk in County Durham from Edmundbyers exploring the wild moorland lying to the north of the Burnhope Burn Valley. Once the higher ground is reached there are extensive views especially from Cuthbert's Currick. The route mostly follows tracks although good navigation skills are required in poor visibility. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.
Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.
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