Around Slaley

Nice little circular walk on the edge of Slaley.

Technical sheet
No. 21707988
A Slaley walk posted on 07/05/22 by bigbri. Update : 09/05/22
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h25[?]
Distance Distance : 7.35km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 117m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 116m
Highest point Highest point : 273m
Lowest point Lowest point : 176m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Slaley
Starting point Starting point : N 54.913448° / W 2.048298°
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Description

(D/A) Look North from the layby where you parked and you will see a lane on your left (West) nearby the junction between Slaley main street and B6306. Follow the lane.

At a field boundary you can either carry on straight ahead or continue following the lane South-West. Straight ahead takes you through the middle of a crop field though.

(1) If you have followed the lane turn right North when you reach the road. Follow the road until you see two pillars on your left. Turn down there West. Follow the lane down through Palm Strothers Farm, then there will be a gate in front of you. Go through the gate.

(2) Keep straight ahead West and there will be a small foot bridge over a stream. Keep straight ahead West past East Dukesfield.

At the road (Middle Dukesfield), turn left South-South-East. Follow the road and when you get to some trees on your left, you can go through a gate into the trees and follow the track through. But you can also stick to the road which is a little easier.

(3) At the end of the road turn left (East) and after a few hundred yards you will see a public footpath sign into the trees (South-East). Follow the footpath through the trees. When you reach the road, turn right (South) and follow the road until you see a road on your left into Spring House caravan park.

(4) Follow this track (East). Pass on the right of the caravan park and above it still heading East. Keep following up signs to the right of the trees until you reach Cocklake Farm.

(5) Turn left here through a gate (North-East). When you get to a road follow the path straight ahead (North) behind Blue Gables Farm.

(6) At the next road you come to (B6306), turn left (North) to take you up the hill and back to the layby where you parked. Careful up the hill as cars come down fast. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 223m - Junction between Slaley main street and B6306
1 : km 0.94 - alt. 200m - Road
2 : km 2.07 - alt. 176m - East Dukesfield
3 : km 3.5 - alt. 230m - Road
4 : km 4.48 - alt. 267m - Spring House caravan park
5 : km 5.64 - alt. 242m - Road
6 : km 6.89 - alt. 196m - Blue Gables Farm
D/A : km 7.35 - alt. 224m - Junction between Slaley main street and B6306

Useful Information

Car park : Small layby that will take 3 cars at the junction between Slaley main street and B6306. (WX72+HM4 Slaley, Hexham, Royaume-Uni)

Facilities : There is a shop in the caravan park if you needed a drink or similar. There is also a pub, The Rose and Crown. (No doggies allowed).

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

During the walk or to do/see around

  • Farm animals.
  • Wild Animals and at the right time of year you can hear Cuckoo's. Also, curlews calling.

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