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Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Green
Introduction to Walk 3274

Photo from the walk - Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Green

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Durham

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Grade - moderate

The River Tees above Middleton-in-Teesdale in County Durham offers walkers many interesting distractions including three waterfalls of note. This route visits one of these and covering a section of the Pennine Way also traverses some wonderful riverside scenery.  

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Walks from the same start

Walk 1683
High Cup Nick from Cow Green Reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.8 miles / 20.8 km
Walk 3336
Cauldron Snout from Cow Green Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.6 miles / 5.9 km

Other walks nearby

Walk 3424
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Cronkley Fell from Hanging Shaw
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 3526
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Hanging Shaw, Cronkley Scar, Low Force & High Force
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.7 miles / 20.6 km
Walk 1659
6.2 miles / 9.8 km away
Race Head & Sedling Rake from Wearhead
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3099
6.3 miles / 10.1 km away
High Force, Low Force and the River Tees from Bowlees
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 1084
7.8 miles / 12.5 km away
Garrigill to Alston & back via Nenthead
Grade - moderate
Length - 13.1 miles / 21.3 km
Walk 1339
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
High Cup Nick from Dufton
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.5 miles / 17.1 km
Walk 3011
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
Dufton Pike from Dufton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 3070
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
Knock Fell & High Cup Nick from Dufton
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 1715
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
Dufton Pike and Dufton from Knock
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3421
8.4 miles / 13.5 km away
High Cup Nick from Dufton via Middle Tongue
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.3 miles / 15.1 km

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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Walking in County Durham

Walking in County DurhamGuidebook offering detailed descriptions of 40 day walks, plus 10 traffic-free cycle routes along old railway trackbeds. Together they cover 450 miles and spread all over County Durham to show the region's history and natural wonders. The terrain covered ranges from field paths to open moorlands, from the North Sea to the high Pennines.
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