92 mile route
In its entirety, the Teesdale Way is a 92 mile route which follows the River Tees from its source at Dufton in Cumbria to the sea at South Gare in Teesside. The part of the walk which crosses Durham county spans from Langdon Beck in the west to Piercebridge in the east.
The dramatic landscapes of Upper Teesdale; waterfalls at Low and High Force; Middleton-in-Teesdale and the lovely villages of Egglestone, Romaldkirk and Cotherstone;
Romaldkirk church (‘The Cathedral of the Dales’); the Fairy Cupboards; the Meeting of the Waters;
Barnard Castle and The Bowes Museum; Woden Croft, immortalised by Charles Dickens as ‘Dotheboys Hall’ in Nicholas Nickleby; Egglestone Abbey. .