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Durham County Council

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Railway paths

Come and experience Durham's railway legacy. The railway paths - former railway lines - are attractive countryside routes that can be used by walkers and runners, wheelchair users, horse-riders and cyclists.

Railway Paths in County Durham

Countryside sites on a map

See our picnic areas, nature reserves, railway paths and country parks on a map.

Want to report a problem with our railway paths?

Report a problem with a railway path

Railway paths visitor charter

Please take care when other users are around and follow the Railway Paths Visitor Charter (PDF, 371kb).