Tourism Around Parkhead Station

Standing approx.1500 feet above sea level in the Northern Pennines (designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) Parkhead Station marks the 100 mile point on the renowned C2C long distance cycle route on the traffic free section of the Waskerley Way and all down hill to the end!

Parkhead is ideal base if you wish to take some time to visit the many other attractions Wear Valley have to offer: Killhope Lead Mines, Dales Centre, Stanhope Village and numerous long/short walking routes.

Durham area: Beamish Open Air Museum, Tanfield Railway, Durham City and Newcastle City .

Literature is available in our Tea Rooms and Bed Rooms; of course we would be more than happy to help you plan your outings with our local knowledge.

Cyclist Services Include

  • Cycling Maps and Brochures
  • Official C2C Merchandise for sale
  • Basic tools and spares in case of emergency en-route to Parkhead
  • Secure cycle storage for your bikes
  • We can arrange bike hire too!
Home-made food, snacks, sandwiches and evening meals
The Polar Express
Station Platform Ticket - Loyalty Card
Doing the C2C Cycle Route? Why not take a break?