Wingate Loop

Easy walk around Wingate area. Look out for the Miner's Trail sculptures.

Technical sheet
No. 6547066
A Hutton Henry walk posted on 19/03/21 by sarahhcfe. Update : 07/12/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h45[?]
Distance Distance : 5.77km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 43m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 43m
Highest point Highest point : 149m
Lowest point Lowest point : 118m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Hutton Henry
Starting point Starting point : N 54.717691° / W 1.368354°
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Description

(D/A) From Millbank Terrace/Newholme junction, walk along the path towards Hutton Henry.

(1) Turn into the estate on your left (Ferndale Close) and walk down the footpath behind the houses (or infront of them) to the road at the bottom of the estate.
Cross the road and follow the cycle path at the side of the office block and football pitch.

(2) This footpath will meet up with Cycle Path 1 - Part of the Castle Eden Walkway. Cross straight over (right-hand side) you should have allotments on your left. Follow the cycle path until it meets the Hart to Haswell Walkway, continue until you pass underneath a road bridge at Wellfield.

(3) Once under the bridge, take the steps to your right and cross over the bridge. Continue walking along Wellfield road towards Wingate.

(4) At the Coop turn left onto the B1280 (North Road). Follow this road all the way through Wingate back to Station Town. Return to the junction of Millbank/Newhome. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 132m - Junction of Millbank and Newhome
1 : km 0.09 - alt. 132m - Bridge Terrace
2 : km 0.71 - alt. 127m - East Durham Business Park
3 : km 2.61 - alt. 126m - Wellfield
4 : km 3.27 - alt. 149m - Fir Tree - Coop
D/A : km 5.77 - alt. 132m - Junction of Millbank and Newhome

Useful Information

Refreshments can be purchased at the Coop (Wellfield) and McColls (Wingate).

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

Look out for the Miner's Trail sculptures.

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