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The North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a stunning landscape of open heather moors, dramatic dales, tumbling upland rivers, wonderful woods, close-knit communities, glorious waterfalls, fantastic birds, colourful hay meadows...more
1 Martin Street | Stanhope, Weardale Business Centre, The Old Co-op Building, Bishop Auckland DL13 2UY, England
All reviews dark skies great area to explore high cup long dog great countryside walked around regular basis well worth a visit middleton in teesdale lead mining lovely walk car park lakes cauldron weardale snout scenery
If you love nature, love stone buildings, love a cute village feel then you'll love Stanhope. The village is active, but not over touristy. The mile long old quarry behind the village is a brilliant walk that doesn't have to be that long and its...More
What a smashing place. So picturesque everywhere you look, just a fabulous place to be. If you feeling down come up here park up, get out and just enjoy the peace and quiet, it will recharge the soul and your batteries
Fantastic walking trails, countless waterfalls and pools of water for kids to splash about in and not forgetting some of the most amazing views in the North East rivalling the Cheviots and North Yorkshire Moors
This area is just lovely. We called at the Langdon Beck Hotel for a quick lunchtime bevy, then drove to Cow Green Reservoir car park. From there we walked to Cauldron Snout. We were fortunate, as despite the dry summer, there was a lot of...More
The North Pennines are criss-crossed with foot paths, but you need to be a map reader because there are so few walkers that you cannot just follow trampled grass across the fields. Lots of birds, from flocks of goldfinches to a rare Goshawk. Enough public...More
I walk every saturday with my son who is autistic and really enjoys the freedom of being away from people. The north pennines AONB is one of our favourite areas, and the wear valley is lovely peaceful and has mostly well signed walking routes. Still,...More
This is a beautiful area of the country. I drive through it on a regular basis. I have stopped and walked around and explored. There are lots of black & brown grouse and a great area to explore and air very long dog walks.
Hi Tracy P, You could look at walking in the Teesdale area High Force walk is nice.. The walk to High Cup Nick from Cow Green is great if you like wilderness walking - check out the views of High Cup Nick. Alternatively, you... More
Hi Tracy P, You could look at walking in the Teesdale area High Force walk is nice.. The walk to High Cup Nick from Cow Green is great if you like wilderness walking - check out the views of High Cup Nick. Alternatively, you head North and walk parts of Hadrian's Wall and visit some of the historical sites. There is also Kielder Water, which has walks and interesting sites.