Nent: Foreshield Bridge to Alston

Grade 4 (5)
Length 3 km
Paddleable spate

in North East ยท North West

Description

A very rarely run spate trib of the upper South Tyne with several waterfalls including one very tricky 3m slide into 5m drop with a shallow landing!

Getting There

Putin W2°23'32" N54°48'53"
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Takeout W2°26'28" N54°48'50"
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It's possible to paddle from Nenthead, but is flat until the put-in on the road bridge where the B6294 crosses the river. Get out in Alston, or continue down the South Tyne.

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