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We parked at the visitors centre at Stanhope Chase, Peterlee SR8 1NJ You can pick up a good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Castle Eden dene

Castle Eden dene is really beautiful especially in the autumn. There are several well sign posted... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
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“squirrel walk”(4 reviews)
“nice walk”(3 reviews)
“car park”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2 Stanhope Chase, Peterlee SR8 1NJ, England
+44 191 586 0004
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We parked at the visitors centre at Stanhope Chase, Peterlee SR8 1NJ You can pick up a good walking map and there is a small tea room and garden at the back with ducks. We walked from here to Dean Mouth (The sea ) and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Petersun55
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Castle Eden dene is really beautiful especially in the autumn. There are several well sign posted walks. There is an information centre at the oakerside entrance.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LyndaB1069
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I have visited Castle Eden Dene from being a small child when my family would go for long walks through the dene. My father told us stories of when he was a boy and used to cut through the dene from Castle Eden as there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank _ahtatanne3
Reviewed 7 November 2018

walking through the Dene is always enjoyable, whether you follow one of the main trails or deviate down one of the narrow paths: to the west the Red Squirrel Walk leads to a bridge with great views over the extraordinarily steep narrow deep ravine, while...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike2trip
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Good parking facilities and well signposted walks from the outset. The route we took was definitely not for the infirm or disabled as there were very steep hills and steps. I suppose what goes up must come down applies here ( or vice versa). Lots...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JTW202
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Very quiet spot on a cool Friday at the end of October half term. Excellent walks, 2 waymarked. Sadly cafe only open Sat/Sun.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beccib21
Reviewed 28 August 2018

On a dull bank holiday Monday decided to visit Castle Eden as found out about a walk called Yew Tree walk so decided to visit. Was well worth it. We done the yew tree walk with the dogs and much enjoyed. Would recommend wearing walking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Tarry11
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Well signposted from the A19, easy to find and plenty of parking, toilet facilities. Two.lovely walks. the tree walk and the squirrel walk. it's pleasant, peaceful, well maintained walks, can be a little rough terrain in a few places. you do need sensible footwear. but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sandrac58
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Visited many times when living in the north east. Lovely atmosphere. Good food and very friendly staff. Well recommend

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Denyse W
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to walk. Always quiet. Amazed not so many locals appreciate what they have on there door step. So many walks you can loose yourself and enjoy the scenory and wonderful nature walks.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank micknjosie
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