Slow Way Route To do
Chester-le-Street—Houghton-le-Spring
Chehou one Pioneer me Distance 12km/8mi Ascent 92m Descent 123m
Houghton-le-Spring—Hetton-Le-Hole
Houhet one Pioneer me Distance 3km/2mi Ascent 10m Descent 35m
Houghton-le-Spring—Murton (County Durham)
Houmur one Pioneer me Distance 8km/5mi Ascent 85m Descent 36m
Houghton-le-Spring—Seaham
Housea one Pioneer me Distance 10km/6mi Ascent 145m Descent 124m
Houghton-le-Spring—Sunderland
Housun one Pioneer me Distance 12km/7mi Ascent 144m Descent 177m
Washington—Houghton-le-Spring
Washou one Pioneer me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 105m Descent 109m
West Rainton—Houghton-le-Spring
Weshou one Survey me Distance 6km/4mi Ascent 58m Descent 35m
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Houghton-le-Spring, Wed 7 December

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Houghton-le-Spring’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

NZ3412849839

Lat / Lon

54.84222° / -1.47012°

Easting / Northing

434,128E / 549,839N

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A minor deviation, very easy to find , will take you through the Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve where there are toilets and a cafe. There are no public toilets in West Rainton or Houghton , but as pointed out in a previous review there are toilets at Lidl in Houghton and some of the pubs there seem to keep long hours...

Jeff

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There are no public toilets in either West Rainton or Houghton-le-Spring but in Houghton-le-Spring both Lidl and the public library have toilets for customers....

Annette

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In reality, this path is quickly lost in the overgrown grass and gets quite boggy towards the end and it appears the locals have created another route that diverges Easterly of the suggested footpath that then runs Northerly alongside the fence towards the stile (this 'new' path is easily identifiable on satellite imagery) and future walkers may consider this slight alteration....

DavidMMMXXI

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Houghton-le-Spring—Murton (County Durham)

Martin Ainscow added Houmur one, a new walk from Houghton-le-Spring to Murton (County Durham)

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Chester-le-Street—Houghton-le-Spring

Slow Ways added Chehou one, a new walk from Chester-le-Street to Houghton-le-Spring

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Houghton-le-Spring—Hetton-Le-Hole

Slow Ways added Houhet one, a new walk from Houghton-le-Spring to Hetton-Le-Hole

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Houghton-le-Spring—Seaham

Slow Ways added Housea one, a new walk from Houghton-le-Spring to Seaham

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Houghton-le-Spring—Sunderland

Slow Ways added Housun one, a new walk from Houghton-le-Spring to Sunderland

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Washington—Houghton-le-Spring

Slow Ways added Washou one, a new walk from Washington to Houghton-le-Spring

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West Rainton—Houghton-le-Spring

Slow Ways added Weshou one, a new walk from West Rainton to Houghton-le-Spring

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