Multi Day Walk

A superb 36-mile journey beginning in Garrigill and ending in Haltwhistle.

04
May
2024

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

Sat May 4th 8:30 am
£20.00
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.

05
May
2024

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

Sun May 5th 8:30 am
£20.00

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. 

06
May
2024

Walk 26: Pennine Peaks and Valleys - Day 3 (Lintley to Haltwhistle)

Mon May 6th 8:30 am
£15.00

Distance: Approx 12 miles
Ascent: Approx 1115 feet/Descent: Approx 1480 feet
Grade: 4, Strenuous

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

On our final day of the walk, we set off from Lintley Halt, on a section of The Pennine Way, before crossing the River South Tyne and climbing up onto a path with great views over the valley and the Pennines. We visit an amazing viaduct that impressively spans a wide gorge and once carried the trains on the Haltwhistle to Alston railway. We pass through some lovely open countryside and walk on the route of an old Roman Road before heading along the riverbank and to our destination at Haltwhistle.