North Pennine Birdwalks 9: Wellhope Moor (Nent Valley)

North Pennine Birdwalks 9:
Wellhope Moor (Nent Valley)

This walk offers both stunning views across the Nent Valley and the opportunity to experience a mix of typical North Pennines upland habitats: hay meadow, pasture and allotment, heather moorland, blanket bog and upland stream. Passing a derelict mine and many old mine shafts, it also typifies the historic lead mining landscape of the area.

Start location: Starting from a small road side lay-by (NY 769 453).
Terrain: Boggy ground, off-road sections, on-road sections, steep sections.
There is car parking available.

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