This section of the website will be further developed at a later date. Below are listed the most useful sites to visit for information on accommodation, meals and sights of interest in Weardale.
There are several walks in Weardale adjacent to the Railway at Stanhope, Wolsingham and Frosterley, enabling you to combine your rail journey with a countryside walk.
For route information and interactive maps click here
LOW BARNS NATURE RESERVE
The reserve lies half a mile from Witton le Wear station and can be reached by a lineside footpath. It is one of the region’s most important wildlife sites. The wetland reserve is bordered by the River Wear. There are good pathways linking the many hides. More detail can be found here
DURHAM DALES CENTRE (STANHOPE)
For more information on Weardale and its attractions visit the Durham Dales Centre which lies just a few yards west of the Market Square. There are also craft and souvenir shops, plus a café.
More details can be found here