|Slow Way||Route||To do|
||Pioneer me||Distance 12km/8mi||Ascent 92m||Descent 123m|
||Pioneer me||Distance 3km/2mi||Ascent 10m||Descent 35m|
Houghton-le-Spring—Murton (County Durham)
||Pioneer me||Distance 8km/5mi||Ascent 85m||Descent 36m|
||Pioneer me||Distance 10km/6mi||Ascent 145m||Descent 124m|
||Pioneer me||Distance 12km/7mi||Ascent 144m||Descent 177m|
||Pioneer me||Distance 11km/7mi||Ascent 105m||Descent 109m|
||Survey me||Distance 6km/4mi||Ascent 58m||Descent 35m|
Houghton-le-Spring’s Slow Ways starting point
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...
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....
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....
Martin Ainscow added Houmur one, a new walk from Houghton-le-Spring to Murton (County Durham)Walk this route
Slow Ways added Chehou one, a new walk from Chester-le-Street to Houghton-le-SpringWalk this route
Slow Ways added Houhet one, a new walk from Houghton-le-Spring to Hetton-Le-HoleWalk this route
Slow Ways added Housea one, a new walk from Houghton-le-Spring to SeahamWalk this route
Slow Ways added Housun one, a new walk from Houghton-le-Spring to SunderlandWalk this route
Slow Ways added Washou one, a new walk from Washington to Houghton-le-SpringWalk this route