Circular | 18.4km (11.5 miles) | Difficulty: Medium
This is a long but fairly leisurely walk along roads and through fields with few inclines. It has been rated as having a medium difficulty due to its length and its many potential problems regarding the accessibility of the route’s footpaths.
This is a fairly challenging route with some minor inclines combining riverside paths, farm tracks and moorland crossings. The vagueness of the paths that route follows increases its difficulty and can make it very easy for walkers to lose their bearings.
Circular | 17km (10.6 miles) | Difficulty: Medium
This is a simple and easy route which follows reservoir-side paths and tracks. The way is over relatively flat ground with a single largish climb halfway through to offer walkers an excellent view of Lunedale.
Circular | 10.4km (6.46 miles) | Difficulty: Easy
This is a great route which combines open moorland tracks and reservoir side paths. It starts at the car park on the South side of the dam on Hury Reservoir.
Circular | 12.6km (7.85 miles) | Difficulty: Easy
This route travels from the village green of Cockerton, through the suburbs of Darlington and out into the countryside.
Circular | 11.9km (7.73 miles) | Difficulty: Easy
This route traverses quiet country lanes and footpaths between the villages of Whorlton and Hutton Magna. It is circular and mostly flat which allows for it to be followed however the walker feels fit.
Circular | 10.8km (6.73 miles) | Difficulty: Easy
This walk starts in the Teesdale village of Barningham off the A66. The route gets a medium difficulty because of the river crossings it requires and ill-marked paths. Some sections of the route involve crossing moorlands which may be difficult in wet weather.
Circular | 8.5km (5 miles) | Difficulty: Medium