Short walk

DISTANCE/DURATION: 2.3 miles (3.7 km) 1 hour.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Service bus 361 at Slade Cross (A477).
CHARACTER: Woodland, foreshore, unprotected slope, some minor road walking.
LOOK OUT FOR: Boat house ruins at head of Mill Bay. Superb views of estuary.
CAUTION: Permissive path between A-C and B-D on map will be closed for shooting during December and January. 2 gates, 2 footbridges, no stiles. Paths uneven and narrow in places.

From Cosheston village follow signs for playing field and walk past it, staying on road. Just before a pink house go through gate on left onto path through wood.

Follow path as it meanders down to a stream. Cross the stone bridge and follow the path down to the river. At the bottom, bear right (do not re-cross the stream) and follow the woodland edge path around.

At the end of the wood, turn sharp right (do not cross stile) and follow path. The path turns left at the top to a gate.

Pass through gate and continue straight ahead on minor road. At T-junction turn rights and follow road back to Cosheston.

Find this walk

Grid ref: SN008045


  • Enjoy the countryside and respect its life and work
  • Guard against all risk of fire
  • Leave gates and property as you find them
  • Keep your dogs under close control
  • Keep to public paths across farmland
  • Take your litter home