View across the Allendale countryside

Walk: 7 miles across North Pennines field paths, farms and minor roads and returning by riverside path.

Map: OS Explorer OL43 – we provide a copy for our guests’ use.

Start in Allendale Square, where there is plenty of parking. Take the Hexham Road and in 50m cross the Phillip Burn, right up the lane. 100m turn left onto the field path. Follow the yellow arrow markers via Housty and Stone Stile towards Catton – continue on the path below Pasture House and Old Town and turn left onto Colliery Lane, down towards the River East Allen. Turn left to cross to the south bank of the River and then follow the the riverside path 2.5 miles towards Allendale.

Parking: in Allendale town square

Refreshments: There are several good pubs and cafés in Allendale itself as well as a very good pub at Catton en route.

There’s more information on our Allendale page

Chris Tradgett