Stockton West Walks

Hartburn to Hartwell Wood

1.5 miles (2.4km)

35 minutes

Rough, muddy when wet

This half-hour ramble begins from the lovely Hartburn village, looping through the Six Fields and into Hartwell Wood, before heading back into Hartburn.

Coatham Wood and Long Newton

4.6 miles (7.5km)

2 hours 40 minutes

Uneven ground, muddy when wet

This route loops though Coatham Wood and the lovely village of Long Newton, before coming back through fields and Burnwood Beck.

Fairfield Greenery Loop

2 miles (3.3km)

45 minutes

A mix of flat paved sections and dirt tracks – will be muddy when wet.

If you think Fairfield is all houses, think again. This route that cleverly links Fairfield’s green spaces together. In just 2 miles, you’ll pass through parks, playing fields, wild fields and woodland. Not a bad 45 minute stroll!

Grangefield Park and Oxbridge Cemetery

1 mile (1.6km)

20 minutes

Mostly flat and paved, some grassy areas may get muddy when wet

A relaxed little loop walking either side of Lustrum Beck, through Gragefield Park and by Oxbridge Cemetry.

Hardwick, Elm Tree, Newham Grange Park

2.2 miles (3.7km)

45 minutes

Mostly flat and paved

A lovely walk that takes you in and around Newham Grange Park, Elm Tree Wood and Hardwick Dene. This is a perfect walk to get out, stretch those legs and take a look at what is around the local area.

Honey Pot Wood

1 mile (1.6km)

25 minutes

Uneven surfaces, muddy when wet

Honey Pot Wood is a lovely flat short walk and popular with dog walkers. The walk can start and finish at the car park but can also be accessed via the surrounding villages of Carlton, Whitton and Stillington.

Sixfields and West Stockton Forest

1.3 miles (2.1km)

30 minutes

Uneven surfaces, muddy when wet

A lovely short walk across the 6 fields of Hartburn, a simple and straightforward route with other options to branch off around the fields and trees If you like. Another great walk for dog walkers or for those that just fancy a change of scenery . This is a little hidden gem and well worth a visit.

Newham Grange Park

0.9 miles (1.4km)

20 minutes

Mostly flat and paved

A nice short route that is amongst some beautiful trees and greenery. This short walk is easily accessible from a number of surrounding estates and is ideal for dog walkers and families, especially as there is a play park for younger children.

Preston Park to Wynyard Woodland Park

6.5 miles (10.5km)

2 hours 20 minutes

Mostly flat and paved

A lovely linear walk starting and ending at 2 fantastic parks. Great for regular walkers, taking in the fields, cycleways and trail routes of west Stockton.

Ropner Park

1.1 miles (1.8km)

25 minutes

Suitable for prams and wheelchairs

If you’ve never been to Ropner Park then you have to go! Fully restored to its Victorian splendour, Ropner Park is a real delight at any time of year.

Stillington Forest Park

1.3 miles (2km)

30 minutes

Uneven surfaces

A beautiful nature walk situated behind St. John’s Church. The route takes you round the nature reserve amongst the trees and around the streams and pond – it’s ideal for a walk with the dog or just to get some fresh air and stretch your legs.

Stockton West Circular

4.1 miles (6.6km)

1 hour 30 minutes

Mostly flat and paved

An urban walk that takes in some beautiful parks and green spaces. A nice flat walk around the area of Stockton West taking you along parts of Lustrum Beck and through a variety of parks and open spaces.

Stockton Heritage Trail

1.2 miles (2km)

25 minutes

Suitable for prams and wheelchairs

Take a stroll around Stockton High Street and discover interesting historical facts! This walk is fully accessible and takes you around some beautiful buildings and streets that some may not even know exist. A walk for all ages, with plenty of places to stop for a lunch or a quick refreshment break.

Three Villages Loop

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Wynyard Woodland: County Durham

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Wynyard Woodland: Thorpe Wood and Grindon Loop

3 miles (5.1km)

1 Hour

Mostly flat, muddy when wet

This route offers an abundance of stunning nature and wildlife, with great solid pathways all round. Popular for dog walkers, cyclists and families. There’s a great café and toilet facilities with a fab play park to entertain the children.

Wynyard Woodland: Tilery and Brierly Woods

2.6 miles (4.3km)

1 Hour

Mostly flat and paved

This route offers an abundance of stunning nature and wildlife. Watch out for the deer, they like to make an appearance occasionally. With great solid pathways snaking you around this scenic woodland, you’re sure to have an enjoyable outdoor experience.

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