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Teesdale Challenge Walk - Coldberry and High Force

29 km / 18 miles

An anytime challenge walk from Middleton-in-Teesdale. The route passes the impressive Parker's Kilns and several abandoned mine workings on the way to Coldberry and Forest-in-Teesdale where the Pennine Way is joined for the return leg along the river Tees, passing High Force and Low Force, back to Middleton-in-Teesdale.

The walk is one of four in the 'Gold' Challenge series promoted by the Upper Teesdale Tourism Network. A detailed route description is provided on the website below. After completing two walks a certificate can be claimed.


Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Anytime Challenges; Challenging; AONB; Moorland; River; Industrial History
Start and Finish
NY948253 - Middleton-in-Teesdale, Durham
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Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Certificate for Teesdale Challenge Walks (Village Bookshop, Middleton-in-Teesdale)


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Route Profile:

26.1 Km (16.2 miles)
569 m (1,867 ft) ascent
537 m (1,762 ft)  maximum height