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Garrigill to Alston

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  • River South Tyne near Alston
    River South Tyne near Alston
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A short few miles connects Garrigill to the larger Alston, England's highest market town. 
easy
Distance 6.3 km
1:45 h
1 m
69 m
342 m
279 m
A short connection between Garrigill and Alston, you will mostly be following a riverside path with several stiles and gates along the way. 
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Taylor St John
Update: July 25, 2018
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
342 m
Lowest point
279 m
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This route is used in the following itineraries:

WESPW1

WESPW2

WESPW3

WESPW4

WESPW5

 

WESPWC1

WESPWC2

 

Start

Garrigill (342 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
NY 74420 41606
DD
54.768722, -2.399111
DMS
54°46'07.4"N 2°23'56.8"W
UTM
30U 538658 6069221
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Destination

Alston

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Coordinates

OS Grid
NY 74420 41606
DD
54.768722, -2.399111
DMS
54°46'07.4"N 2°23'56.8"W
UTM
30U 538658 6069221
w3w 
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.3 km
Duration
1:45 h
Ascent
1 m
Descent
69 m
Highest point
342 m
Lowest point
279 m

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