Long Walks

Walk 21: Pennine Peaks and Valleys - Day 1 (Garrigill to Carrshield)

Distance: Approx 12 miles
Ascent: Approx 1790 Feet/Descent: Approx 1615 feet           
Grade: 4, Strenuous


This walk is accessible without private transport as a coach picks us up from Haltwhistle Market Place.

Beginning from the South Tyne valley at Garrigill, we set off deep into the North Pennines towards our destination at Carrshield on the banks of the River West Allen. On our way we will pass an amazing waterfall, ascend onto fell tops with views along the Nent valley and beyond, hop between counties and walk through areas where lead was once king.

Meet: 08:20 for coach at 08:30. Haltwhistle Market Place. (GR: NY708640)

Bring: Packed lunch plus extra rations for a long day out

Please remember to read the THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW before booking.

Walk Information

Walk Date and Time Sat May 4th 8:30 am
Registration End Date Wed Apr 24th 6:00 pm
Capacity 30
Available Places 22
Individual Price £20.00
Meeting Point Haltwhistle Market Place
Categories Long Walk, Grade 4 - STRENUOUS, Multi-Day Walk

Meeting Point - Haltwhistle Market Place

Grid Ref: GR: NY708640
Postcode: NE49 9DZ
By Car: There is a large car park beside Sainsbury’s, off Fair Hill
By train to Haltwhistle: (www.northernrailway.co.uk)
By bus to Haltwhistle: (www.stagecoachbus.com)