Catton in Allendale – Aug 2023


Date: Saturday 26 August 2023
Start time: 10:00 am
Distance: 6 miles
Difficulty: Moderate (Hill)

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Catton in Allendale

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The Catton in Allendale walk starts near a lovely tearoom called Jill’s Catering. We then take a walk into the East Allen Valley, where we walk along the beautiful river. Then we climb back up towards Catton Beacon and return to the tearoom.


Hills: General - AscentKey2-98x27 The route back to the start is a long uphill section.
Distance: General - DistanceKey1-98x27 Short to medium distance
Grade: General - GradeKey2-98x27 Difficult (hills)
Map: General - 306-MiddlesbroughHartlepool-Map-thumb
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The start – Jill’s Catering

We start at Jill’s Catering. It doesn’t open until 10am but you might be able to get a takeaway before we start the walk.

From here we walk across some fields into Catton.  We follow the road downhill towards the River East Allen.

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The River East Allen

The path starts at the southern side of the road bridge and continues alongside the river for just under 2 miles.

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The views are stunning all the way around this walk.

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The route back

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At the end of the river walk we cross a bridge and then start the climb back to the start.

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After the walk, we will be visiting the Jill’s Catering.

We hope you can join us.

Julie & Martin  xx

Gallery – Catton in Allendale


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Nearest postcode: NE47 5LT
OS Grid Reference: NY 82430 58997
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Parking: There is parking on the roadside, close to Jill’s Catering.
Toilets: Customers can use toilets in Jill’s Catering. The nearest public toilets are in Haydon Bridge.