The event takes place on Sunday September 27th
The walk will start from
Bishop Auckland Market Place at 1100hrs.
Walkers will need to check in
and this will start at 1045hrs.
The distance is approximately
The walk starts from the
market place and goes over the viaduct and on to the old Willington railway
After about 1 mile it drops
down towards the river and follows Weardale Way until reaching the road over
the old Newton Cap Bridge.
walk is completed by walking up Newton Cap Bank and returning to the market
A map of the
walk is available here
An event details sheet is available here
The walk includes some rough
terrain and some parts are unsuitable for pushchairs/wheelchairs etc.
Children under 16 must be
accompanied by an adult.
Suitable footwear and long
trousers are recommended.
There will be guides at the
front and rear of the group and walkers are asked to cooperate fully with them.
There will also be marshals at the crossings of roads and at the foot of Newton
Walkers are also asked to
take extra care on roadside pavements and to be alert to cyclists on the old
St John’s Ambulance will be
Please fill the application form and submit it as indicated. If more than one walker is in a party, please
use one form for the names and only one signature is needed.
Please use the official
sponsor sheet available here and
Arrangements will be made for
collection of sponsor money but money may be handed in on Sept 27th.
We look forward to seeing you
on Sept 27th and that you enjoy this worthy fundraising event.
Finally you may like to buy a
memory walk t-shirt (£5 + post and packaging) if so then please go to
Contact Keith Black about this page: