Tyne & Wear
How to get there: Entrance on B6314 between Burnopfield and Rowlands Gill; follow brown signs from A1, taking exit on to A694 at north end of Metrocentre.
Grid Reference: NZ 171 582
Nearest Postcode: NE16 6BG
Parking: Gibside car park.
Facilities: Cafes, shop, toilets.
Map with thanks to Ordnance Survey.
1 Head straight on from the start point, with the Walled Garden wall on your left. Reaching the doorway to the Walled Garden, turn left to pass through the door. Turn right to leave the Walled Garden. Head towards the Avenue, turning left upon reaching it. Head on up the grassy slope to walk along the Avenue.
2 Make your way up to the Stables at the north of the map and follow the path as it loops round, then follow the path down back toward the start point.