Long Walks

Walk 4: Nuts About Bolt’s (Long Walk)

This is an exciting circular walk from Blanchland which takes us from The Derwent Valley through woods and across fells towards Weardale. We will walk through areas where remnants of former industry will remind us of the area’s rich mining history. From Weardale, we make our way northwards to the highest point on the walk at Bolt’s Law (1772 feet). The views from here are magnificent in all directions and if you are a ‘Trig Bagger’, tick another one off your list. There may be a song to be sung at ‘The Lonesome Pine’ before we make our way over the fells back to Blanchland.

Distance: Approx 13 miles
Ascent/Descent: Approx 1820 feet
Grade: 4, Strenuous
Meet: 09:50 for 10:00 start. Blanchland village car park. (GR: NY964505)
Bring: Packed lunch plus extra rations for a long day out.


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Walk Information

Walk Date and Time Sun Apr 28th 10:00 am
Registration End Date Wed Apr 24th 6:00 pm
Capacity 30
Available Places 19
Individual Price £10.00
Meeting Point Blanchland Village Car Park
Categories Long Walk, Grade 4 - STRENUOUS

Meeting Point - Blanchland Village Car Park

Grid Ref: NY964505

By car: Follow signs to Blanchland, off A68. Car park is signposted. Honesty box for parking.

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