Sheffield Pike

This route offers spectacular views of some of the Lake District’s most iconic landmarks without requiring walkers to follow any overly difficult terrain. Though tricky in places the route offers some amazing views and more than rewards the obstacles to be overcome.

Circular  |  8.9km (5.5 miles)  |  Difficulty: Medium

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Newcastle Central to Jesmond Dene

This is a city walk with few climbs and descents which leads from busy city streets to the wooded valley of Jesmond Dene before returning via the sparse Town Moor. There are plenty of interesting sights along the way and many opportunities to follow alternatives routes.

Circular  |  11.8km (7.2 miles)  |  Difficulty: Easy

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Marske to Skelton Moor

This route starts and ends in the picturesque Yorkshire village of Marske.  The walk is short with some brief steep inclines, the largest challenge along the way is the mud during the wetter seasons.  Mostly following farm tracks, the route eventually leads to some moorland paths and ends with stretches of quiet road to walk along back to the village.

Circular  | 8.31km (5.2 miles)  |  Difficulty: Easy

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Chop Gate to Cold Moor

This route consists mainly of farm and moorland tracks.  Along the way walkers will be treated to great views of the Wain Stones and the Tees valley.  The pathways along this route can be muddy and full of scree in the earlier sections but after the halfway point, when The Cleveland Way is reached, the tracks are either tarmacked or consist of well maintained flagstones.

Circular  | 11km (6.9 miles)  |  Difficulty: Medium

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