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Route Location

Barnard Castle, Family Day Out.

A short exploration of the historical market town of Barnard Castle. This route is designed for youngsters under 13. The route circles the castle, although you do not need to go in. Worth a visit, though.

Less than 1 mile (about 2 hours)

Crypticness:

20%

Barnard Castle, Circular Walk.

A short circular walk around the historical market town of Barnard Castle. Questions are more cryptic than the 'family day out' route in this town.

Less than 1 mile (about 2 hours)

Crypticness:

50%

Durham Town Centre.

This route starts & finishes in the market square, calling by the cathedral before wondering off down to and across the river Wear. Durham is perched on top of a hill surrounded on three sides by the river Wear. This route involves a couple of steepish climbs up cobblestone streets.

Approx 1.5 miles (2-3 hours)

Crypticness:

25%

Durham City Cryptic.

The historical university town of Durham provides a great location for a Clues To Go challenge. This route starts & finishes in the market square, calling by the cathedral before wondering off down to and across the river Wear.

Approx 1.5 miles (2-3 hours)

Crypticness:

65%

Lower Teesdale

This route starts in the small village of Cockfield, west of Bishop Auckland. It covers a relatively short journey up to Middleton in Teesdale and then back south to finish in Barnard Castle.

27 miles (Approx 3 hours)

Crypticness:

35%

Sedgefield to Bishop Auckland

A very short route in the County of the Prince Bishops, Durham. Starting in the charming small town of Sedgefield, there is a short drive through some local villages before finishing in Bishop Auckland, home of the Bishop of Durham. The majority of the answers are to be found by walking around Sedgefield & Bishop Auckland.  To make the journey between the two towns interesting, there are several other questions to be answered en-route.

15 miles (Approx 3 hours)

Crypticness:

50%

 

To Order a route

If you wish to order one of these routes, click on the 'order' button next to the route.

If you wish to order several routes together, please make a note of these first and then click on any 'order' button.

We can e-mail or post you the question & answer pages.

You will be e-mailed two password-protected web pages to access. One is for the questions page, the other contains the answers. You should receive this e-mail the same day you place the order although on rare occasions it may take up to 48 hours. One route costs £3.30. Any three routes ordered together cost £6.30. More details are given on the orders page.

Alternatively, the question & answer pages can be posted to you in hardcopy form. The answers will be in a separate, sealed envelope. One route in hardcopy form costs £4.75. The cost for any three routes ordered together is £10.65. More details are given on the orders page.

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