ROAM FROM HOME

We’ve designed a range of walks around Brightwater suitable for all ages and abilities.

The guides are available to download below.

They’ll also be available to pickup from multiple venues across the patch over the coming months.

Walking is a great way to explore the patch and celebrate our beautiful landscape and wildlife.

THE GREAT OUTDOORS

FREE ADVENTURE GUIDES

Heighington loop cycle route with GPX file download

Heighington loop cycle route with GPX file download

Heighington loop cycle route with GPX file download

Heighington loop cycle route with GPX file download

Catkill trail loop Sadberge cycle route

Catkill trail loop – Sadberge Cycle Route with GPX file download

Catkill trail loop Sadberge cycle route

Catkill trail loop – Sadberge Cycle Route with GPX file download

Brighwater-Aycliffe-Village

Salter’s Lane loop Cycle Route with GPX file download

Brighwater-Aycliffe-Village

Salter’s Lane loop Cycle Route with GPX file download

BARMPTON AND LITTLE KETTON

Barmpton and Little Ketton Walk

Discover the birthplace of the Durham Ox
BARMPTON AND LITTLE KETTON

Barmpton and Little Ketton Walk

Discover the birthplace of the Durham Ox
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Fishburn & Bishop Middleham

Experience this rare landscape and ancient species, and journey through the first stronghold of the Prince Bishop’s
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Fishburn & Bishop Middleham

Experience this rare landscape and ancient species, and journey through the first stronghold of the Prince Bishop’s
*NOW CLOSED* Invitation to Tender  - Great North Fen

Ferryhill Carrs & Thrislington

Follow the path of the ancient glacier to discover two protected reserves
*NOW CLOSED* Invitation to Tender  - Great North Fen

Ferryhill Carrs & Thrislington

Follow the path of the ancient glacier to discover two protected reserves
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Deserted Medieval Villages

As you walk through this ancient landscape, ponder what caused our ancestors to leave.
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Deserted Medieval Villages

As you walk through this ancient landscape, ponder what caused our ancestors to leave.
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Bishop Middleham & The Skerne

Step into the land of the Prince Bishops
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Bishop Middleham & The Skerne

Step into the land of the Prince Bishops
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Brafferton & Newton Ketton Walk

Explore the path less travelled and enjoy this lesser known part of our heritage.
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Brafferton & Newton Ketton Walk

Explore the path less travelled and enjoy this lesser known part of our heritage.
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PROJECT UPDATES

97. Skerne near Holdforth Bridge

Fishburn to Holdforth Bridge

We’re improving 1.5km of the River Skerne between Fishburn to Holdforth Bridge
97. Skerne near Holdforth Bridge

Fishburn to Holdforth Bridge

We’re improving 1.5km of the River Skerne between Fishburn to Holdforth Bridge
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Ferryhill Carrs

Ferryhill Carrs is a local nature reserve that consists of open water, woodland and wetland habitat that links to Mainsforth Stell and then the Skerne.
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Ferryhill Carrs

Ferryhill Carrs is a local nature reserve that consists of open water, woodland and wetland habitat that links to Mainsforth Stell and then the Skerne.
89. Wetland adjacent to Skerne at Great Burdon

Aycliffe to Skerningham

Aycliffe to Skerningham River Project – So far we have improved a total of 5km within a 10km length of the River Skerne between Aycliffe Village and Great Burdon
89. Wetland adjacent to Skerne at Great Burdon

Aycliffe to Skerningham

Aycliffe to Skerningham River Project – So far we have improved a total of 5km within a 10km length of the River Skerne between Aycliffe Village and Great Burdon
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