Description"Former railway bridge at Hexham Road, Swalwell. Now marking the start of the Derwent Walk and the entrance to the Country Park.The Derwent Walk Country Park is a mixture of woodlands, meadows, wetlands, riverside and reclaimed industrial sites all linked by the Derwent Walk. The Derwent Walk is the track-bed of the old Derwent Valley Railway. It is 11 miles long and follows the Derwent Valley between Swalwell and Consett. Derwenthaugh Park is a reclaimed area that was (up to 1986) the site of the former Derwenthaugh Coke Works. The two parks are now managed as one and there is no boundary between them." Photo by David Dixon, 2011, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.
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