Long Walks

Walk 15: Bears, Moors and Naughty Monks

Distance: Approx 11 miles
Ascent/Descent: Approx 1600 feet
Grade: 4, Strenuous


This circular walk from Blueback Bridge takes in both the East Allen and West Allen valleys and the moors that separate the two. We will walk through this amazing area taking in its wonderful scenery and areas showing the relics of its industrial past. It includes a walk along a section of Isaac’s Tea Trail that takes us to the place where the naughty monks were sent. Intrigued? Come along with us and find out the story.

Meet: 09:50 for 10:00 start. The Elks Head, Whitfield (post code NE47 8HD).

Bring: Packed lunch

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Walk Information

Walk Date and Time Thu May 2nd 10:00 am
Registration End Date Wed Apr 24th 6:00 pm
Capacity 30
Available Places 25
Individual Price £10.00
Meeting Point The Elk's Head, Whitfield
Categories Long Walk, Grade 4 - STRENUOUS

Meeting Point - The Elk's Head, Whitfield

The Elks Head, Whitfield, NE47 8HD.

By Car: The Elk’s Head is situated on the A686.

Please use the overflow car park. Walk Team members will be on hand to facilitate parking.