Saturday APRIL Explorer WALX - The Dales and The Dove

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Price: £12.50

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Sam Armstrong

Walk Description:

This walk, tucked away among limestone hills on the county border, initially descends to the Dove down a track to Coldeaton Bridge along the River dove to the picturesque Milldale. After a riverside wander the ascent up Hall-Dale offers a reward in early spring – a fabulous storm of snowdrops around Stanshope. The end of the walk follows a roller-coaster ancient path with scenic views.

Terrain: Moderately strenuous walk. Woodland paths with trip hazards and slippery areas of exposed stone. Close proximity to river with areas prone to mud. Roadway without pavement. Livestock may be grazing. One steep descent and ascent. 

Toilets: Public toilets at Alstonfield and Milldale. 

Refreshments: Bring your own snacks and drinks or Polly's cottage Take away for a cuppa in Milldale. (Only iif open) 

6 miles. 

Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions at the time.

This walk will only go ahead if restrictions are lifted, numbers are limited to keep the group smaller. If you book on and if is unable to go ahead you'll be refunded. 

We are adhering to strict Covid-19 social distancing protocol and fully endorse the TEST and Trace NHS Initiative. 

If you have had Covid-19 please contact Samantha Armstrong before booking. 

Please use your own poles. Please do not book on for a WALX if you think you may have symptoms, or do have symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has symptoms. 

WALX Derwent & Dales has a late cancellation policy whereby full price will be paid for any walks cancelled within 12 hours of the start of the walk. Any refund will be at the discretion of WALX Derwent & Dales and will be dependent on the cancelling client making contact with us before cancelling. 

Samantha Armstrong