Find somewhere great to walk, Darlington

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Family friendly local walks

There are 12 self-guided walking routes around Darlington. You can find route cards for these at the Dolphin Centre, Crown Street Library and Bike Stop on Skinnergate. You can also get a fold-out walking and cycling map from Bike Stop to plan your routes around town. 

Our picks of the local walks in and around Darlington include the following pushchair friendly routes:

There are also some great river walks including:

These are all part of the Teesdale Way. This is a 92 km walking route all the way from the source of the River Tees, through Darlington, Yarm, Stockton, Middlesbrough and on to Hartlepool where it reaches the sea. 


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