Walking in County Durham

By Paddy Dillon

Format: Paperback

Guidebook 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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Cicerone Press

Cicerone publishes over 320 award-winning guidebooks for walking, trekking, climbing and mountaineering, cycle touring and hill and mountain skills. They provide inspiration and excellent information for you to enjoy your next adventure. They have guides to the Himalayas, cover all the National Trails of Britain, published over forty guides to Scotland, and have the most comprehensive range of titles about the Alps available in the English language.

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Guidebook of walking and cycling routes in County Durham. The 40 day-walks, ranging between 3 and 11 mile in length, explore all corners of this varied county. The selected walks take in highlights such as Beamish, Durham City, Tan Hill and High Force.Featuring OS mapping, step-by-step route descriptions, as well as information on the history of the region, the guidebook details everything you need to walk in the region.The 10 cycle routes range between 5 and 34 miles long, and many of the routes can be linked together to create longer rides perhaps taken over a few days. All of the cycle routes are on old railway trackbeds that offer a network of traffic free paths for walkers, cyclists and horse-riders. County Durham is remarkably varied - wild moorlands, gentle countryside, riverside walks, nature reserves, heritage sites, railway paths and the low cliff coast, passing Roman forts, ancient churches and castles.

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Additional Information

Format Paperback
Imprint Cicerone Press
Publication Date 11 Feb 2015
ISBN 9781852847913
Number of Pages 240

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