Collier Law, Wind, Rain & Lanacane

A 10-mile roundtrip from home that turned into a bit of a wild walk. The ascent to Collier Law follows the former Stanhope and Tyne Railway and it’s no surprise that there used to be steam-powered winding houses along the line to haul the wagons uphill. It’s not unduly arduous but having climbed up the escarpment … Read more…

Stanhope – Park Head – Rookhope – Stanhope

12.5 miles through a former semi-industrial landscape now left to nature. The route initially climbs out of Stanhope following the former Stanhope and Tyne Railway line before heading west at Park Head station (now a tea room and a starting point for the Waskerley Way). Now following the line of the former Rookhope and Weatherill … Read more…