This County Durham based village is located in a lovely spot close to Pow Hill Country Park and Derwent Reservoir.
This circular walk from the village takes you to neighbouring Muggleswick.
The walk starts in the village and follows country lanes east to Muggleswick. You can then follow public footpaths west across Muggleswick Park to return to Edmundbyers. From this elevated section there are fine views across the moors to Derwent Reservoir.
PostcodeDH8 9NL - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Edmundbyers Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Edmundbyers Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
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Walks near Edmundbyers
- Pow Hill Country Park and Derwent Reservoir - This walk explores Pow Hill Country Park and the expansive Derwent Reservoir in County Durham
- Weardale Way - Follow the River Wear from the coast at Sunderland to Killhope Lead Mining Museum in the Pennines
- Blanchland - Enjoy a circular river walk on this easy route in the pretty Northumberland village of Blanchland
- Consett and Sunderland Railway Path - A walk or cycle along a disused railway path from Consett to Sunderland
- Slalely Forest - This large area of coniferous woodland is located a few miles south of Hexham
- Rookhope - This village in County Durham is an interesting place for a walk
- Allensford Country Park - Enjoy riverside woodland walks and magnificent views of the Derwent Valley in this country park near Consett
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
To the west there's the worthy village of Blanchland to explore. The delightful village is full of picturesque cottages, set against a backdrop of deep woods and open moors. There's a lovely waterside trail along the River Derwent to follow here. You can also pick up the long distance Weardale Way in the village.
To the east is Consett where you can pick up the Consett and Sunderland Railway Path, a popular shared cycling and walking trail. Near the town there's also the noteworthy Allensford Country Park. There's nice riverside trails, a decent cafe and a lovely waterfall on the Wharnley Burn in this popular and picturesque park.
For more walking ideas in the area see the North Pennines Walks and the County Durham Walks pages.