Local Route: Copley - Hindon Edge - Copley (9.005 km)

Route Information

  • Name: Copley - Hindon Edge - Copley
  • Distance: 9.005 km
  • Total Ascent: 134 m
  • Terrain: Mixed

Route Description

The Teesdale Athletic Club Copley - Hindon Edge - Copley is a 9.005 km (5.596 mi) out-and-back mixed terrain route starting and finishing at the Gaunless Lead Mill car park, Copley (Post Code: DL13 5SA).

Local Route Copley Hindon Edge Copley 1
Local Route Copley Hindon Edge Copley 2

Starting at the Gaunless Lead Mill small car park at Copley turn right and head up the hill on Dent Gate Ln taking the footpath on your left towards Steele House Farm. Now continue along the track passing through the small cluster of houses. Stay on this track which takes you through woodland before brining you out into open countryside, passing the entrance to Burfoot Leazes Farm on the way. The track continues into the distance climbing to Hindon Edge. This marks the half way point at 355 m elevation; the highest point of the route. Turn around and head back the same way towards the start point, taking time to enjoy the magnificant views along the way.

The route leading upto Hindon Edge is quite exposed, so make sure you check the weather conditions before you set off and dress according.

Route Map

Route map for Copley-Hindon Edge-Copley by Sean Williams on plotaroute.com