Section 2

Seaton Sluice to Burradon

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Leave Seaton Sluice along the peaceful Holywell Dene. Continue inland along former waggonways, catching a distant glimpse of Seaton Delaval Hall. Pass Holywell Pond and the ancient Holywell Bridge then after the Pele Tower beside Burradon House, take another waggonway to reach Burradon.

How Do I Get There?

To the start:  
Bus 308 or 309 from Haymarket bus station.

Bus X7, X8, to Newcastle or Bus 52 to Four Lane Ends and Metro to Newcastle.


Milbourne Arms (0191 298 0568) and Ye Olde Fat Ox (0191 237 0964) in Holywell Village.  Check for opening hours.

Pub in Burradon.

Route update

Direction 7: Rail work has closed the route until 1st October. On reaching the cycle track turn L. Continue to a road, go straight ahead round a sharp R bend to link with a busy road. Keep going in the same direction. After half a mile you will rejoin the route at direction 8.