This village near Darlington has some nice country trails and a historic local castle to explore. The pretty village is in a good spot for exploring the surrounding Teesdale countryside.
This walk from the village takes you south east to Selaby Hall Park to the south. The walk starts in the village and follows footpaths south to Alwent Mill on the Langley Beck. From here it is a short walk east to Selaby Hall which dates from the mid 17th century.
You can continue your walking around Staindrop by heading a short distance north to visit Raby Castle. There's 200 acres of deer park and gardens surrounding the 14th century castle.
PostcodeDL2 3LD - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
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Walks near Staindrop
- Raby Castle - Enjoy a lovely walk through the 200 acres of deer park and gardens surrounding this 14th century castle near Darlington and Staindrop
- Barnard Castle - Enjoy a walk around the historic castle and along the River Tees on this walk in County Durham
- Teesdale Way - Follow the River Tees from Dufton, in Cumbria, to Redcar on the North Yorkshire coast
- Teesdale Way Circular Walk - This is a fine circular walk using a section of the Teesdale Way between Barnard Castle and Eggleston
- Tees Railway Walk - This walk runs along the old trackbed of the Tees Valley Railway, from Cotherstone to Romaldkirk
- Romaldkirk - This picturesque village in County Durham is surrounded by some beautiful Teesdale countryside
- Piercebridge - This walk visits the interesting Piercebridge Roman Fort before following the Teesdale Way along the River Tees to nearby Gainford
- Middleton in Teesdale - This market town in County Durham is positioned in a scenic area in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
- Hurworth on Tees - This riverside village is located just a few miles south of Darlington in County Durham
Back in the village head to the Wheatsheaf for some post walk refreshment. The Tudor-style former coaching inn has some interesting 1930s stained glass windows. They have a good selection of ales and a nice beer garden for sunny days. The pub is in a nice spot overlooking the village green at postcode DL2 3LD.
The country trails make for a nice dog walk and the Wheatsheaf mentioned above is also dog friendly.