Penshaw Monument's Lambton Worm walk
Sun 17 October 2021 10:30-16:00
Northumbria Mountaineering Society: Penshaw Monument walk is planned for October 17th
Open for all the students, Meet us at the students union building by 10.30 am, we will head towards to metro station and catch a metro to South Hylton.
The walk starts from south Hylton Metro around 12 pm, for those who are joining the walk directly, the meet point would be South Hylton Metro station. We will walk towards the penshaw monument and the entire length would be around 8.1miles.
Kindly do bring packed lunch and beverages.
Begin at south Hylton Metro around 12 pm
Route distance: 8.1 miles
Estimated duration: 3 hours 30 mins
Cost: Free (Excluding Metro Charges)
Little about the place: In local folklore, a fearsome dragon known as the Lambton worm once terrorised the villagers of County Durham. Follow this trail of myth and legend around Penshaw Monument and the River Wear to see where the worm may once have slithered.