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Cronkley Fell from Hanging Shaw
Introduction to Walk 3424

Photo from the walk - Cronkley Fell from Hanging Shaw

Region - North Pennines

County/Area - Durham

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This County Durham walk explores the upper reaches of the River Tees and passes the impressive Cronkley Scar before climbing over Cronkley Fell and down to the River Tees and the start of the walk. The route sees relative few walkers and you can enjoy the wonderful scenery of the North Pennines in relative solitude. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).


 

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Walks from the same start

Walk 3526
Hanging Shaw, Cronkley Scar, Low Force & High Force
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.7 miles / 20.6 km

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2.7 miles / 4.3 km away
High Force, Low Force and the River Tees from Bowlees
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Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km
Walk 3274
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Cronkley Scar & Cauldron Snout from Cow Green
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1683
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
High Cup Nick from Cow Green Reservoir
Grade - moderate
Length - 12.8 miles / 20.8 km
Walk 3336
3.6 miles / 5.8 km away
Cauldron Snout from Cow Green Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 3.6 miles / 5.9 km
Walk 1005
5.7 miles / 9.1 km away
Harter Fell & Grassholme from Middleton-in-Teesdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1482
5.7 miles / 9.1 km away
Crossthwaite common from Middleton-in-Teesdale
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.8 miles / 15.8 km
Walk 1483
5.7 miles / 9.1 km away
Eggleston to Romaldkirk from Middleton-in-Teesdale
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.8 miles / 15.8 km
Walk 1484
5.7 miles / 9.1 km away
Kirkcarrion from Middleton-in-Teesdale
Grade - easy
Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km
Walk 1485
5.7 miles / 9.1 km away
Hamsterley from Middleton-in-Teesdale
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 16.5 miles / 26.8 km
Walk 1488
5.7 miles / 9.1 km away
Railway Walk from Middleton-in-Teesdale
Grade - easy
Length - 2.5 miles / 4.1 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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