Long Walks

Walk 23: Pennine Peaks and Valleys - Day 2 (Carrshield to Lintley)

Distance: Approx 12.0 miles
Ascent: Approx 1765 feet/Descent: Approx 2300 feet
Grade: 4, Strenuous

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

Today’s walk commences in the old mining village of Carrshield from where we will cross the West Allen valley and head up onto the fells before descending to the limit of cultivation in the area. We climb again and cross the watershed between the West Allen and the South Tyne rivers, once again hopping over the county borders. After arriving in the South Tyne Valley, we cross the river and head towards our destination at Lintley Halt on the South Tyne Railway. 

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

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

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Walk Information

Walk Date and Time Sun May 5th 8:30 am
Registration End Date Wed Apr 24th 6:00 pm
Capacity 30
Available Places 21
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)