Catton in Allendale – May 2024


Date: Saturday 4 May 2024
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 at 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 unfortunately it doesn’t open until 10am.

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 9EA
OS Grid Reference:  NY 83194 56595
What 3 Words: ///seashell.sparkle.neat
Parking: There is a car parking outside Coffee and Kuriosities.
Toilets: The nearest public toilets are in Haydon Bridge.