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Hurworth on Tees Walks

5 miles (8.8 km)

This riverside village is located just a few miles south of Darlington in County Durham. The village is a good place to start a walk with a number of footpaths and a noteworthy pub dating back to the 1400s.
This circular walk from the village explores the surrounding countryside, visiting the neighbouring villages of Dalton-on-Tess and Croft-on-Tees. The route uses a section of the Teesdale Way which runs through the area.
The route starts in the village and heads east along the river to Low Hail Bridge. Cross the river here and then head south along a bridle track to Eryholme Lane, passing Low Hail Farm on the way. Follow footpaths west and they will take you through Dalton Wood to Dalton-on-Tees.
The next stage takes you north to Croft-on-Tees on the pavement next to the Northallerton Road. Cross the river here and head east through the farmland to return to Hurworth on Tees.

Hurworth on Tees OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

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Walks near Hurworth on Tees

  • Darlington - The Teesdale Way runs through thelarge market town of Darlington in County Durham
  • Raby Castle - Enjoy a lovely walk through the 200 acres of deer park and gardens surrounding this 14th century castle near Darlington and Staindrop
  • Teesdale Way - Follow the River Tees from Dufton, in Cumbria, to Redcar on the North Yorkshire coast
  • Wynyard Woodland Park - Formerly known as the Castle Eden Walkway Country Park this park in Billingham has numerous woodland footpaths and a visitor centre.
  • Staindrop - This village near Darlington has some nice country trails and a historic local castle to explore
  • Crathorne Hall - This walk explores the grounds of the Edwardian Crathorne Hall near Yarm
  • Piercebridge - This walk visits the interesting Piercebridge Roman Fort before following the Teesdale Way along the River Tees to nearby Gainford
  • Yarm - This small North Yorkshire town is nicely positioned for pleasant waterside walking along the River Tees
  • Richmond North Yorkshire - This interesting North Yorkshire town has some lovely riverside trails along the River Swale and two fine long distance trails to try
  • River Swale Richmond - A short riverside walk from Richmond along the River Swale to the National Trust owned Hudswell Woods.
  • Gainford - This Durham based village is located in a nice position on the River Tees just to the west of Piercebridge.


Back in the village the historic Bay Horse Inn is a nice place for some post exercise relaxation and refreshment. The former coaching inn dates back to the 15th century and includes a charming interior with original features combined with the modern. Outside there's a beautiful walled garden where you can relax on warmer days. They serve high quality food and can be found at 45 The Green with postcode DL2 2AA for your sat navs.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the County Durham Walks page.


River Tees at Hurworth - - 45070

River Tees at Hurworth. Taken from the privately owned bridge at the east end of Hurworth

Hurworth Green - - 1599384

Hurworth Green. Looking across the green to a row of 18th and 19th century houses along the north side.

Hurworth, Old School House - - 1599393

Hurworth, Old School House. Former Victorian school and house at the west end of the village green.

Bridge over the Tees at Croft - - 2946459

Bridge over the Tees at Croft

Low Hail Bridge , Hurworth. - - 157628

Low Hail Bridge , Hurworth.

War Memorial, Dalton-on-Tees - - 3237055

War Memorial, Dalton-on-Tees

Brickyard Farm - - 2064542

Brickyard Farm

Farm Estate Houses , Low Hail Farm. - - 159608

Farm Estate Houses , Low Hail Farm.

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