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Take the Tanfield railway to the archive then enjoy the view of the bridge which carried the coal trains this was a great feat of engineering of the time. Then a nice stroll through the woods. A most enjoyable afternoon. Keep your eyes open for...More
What a lovely place to walk around hesitates leading to one of the oldest railway bridges over a stunning gorge. Popular with dog walkers it's not so suitable for people with mobility difficulties as there's quiet a few steps.. Loads of parking and a lovely...More
Picture perfect setting in a tranquil valley. Historic railway over the first railway bridge and unlike most thing these days it is FREE. Living local it is a place I can visit easily and have done so many times.
if you start at the Causey Tea Rooms you can do a full circle back and then go for a cuppa. Easy on the feet and safe bridges to cross over. Wildlife is usually dotting about. Plenty of wild flowers and a lovely stream. A...More
Despite being local I was unaware of the history associated with this site. Plaques detail the worlds first wagonway, the worlds largest railway bridge etc. The fact that these key things in history happened on this site are incredible. Lovely area to walk around the...More
There is a lovely little cafe in the causey arch, clean and not a bad choice of items for breakfast or lunch in the menu, all looks home made too as the cakes they had available looked amazing also . Perfect for dog walkers and...More
I really enjoyed it here. Not sure if it was so quiet because it was a week day, but I would defiantly go back here. It is rich with trees and green plants. The air is filled with bird song and the general feel about...More
My Dad is 70 and from Stanley and until recently he'd never been to see Causey Arch. I am so glad we did on our latest visit to Stanley, because it's a fabulous place. We went on a Sunday morning in February and it was...More
This is the oldest surviving railway bridge in the world and was once part of the wooden Tanfield Waggonway which took the proverbial " coals to Newcastle" There's a nice picnic area nearby, a free car park, a riverside gorge walk which goes under and...More