There are several places to take in the stunning landscape of the North Pennines; either from a roadside viewpoint or from top of a fell.
From the viewpoint at the Hartside café there is a spectacular view over the Eden Valley and the Solway Coast and the mountains of the Lake District. The summit of Cross Fell offers expansive of the Eden Valley, while the moorland of Alston Moor can be seen from the Pennine Way leading from it eastern slopes to Garrigill. Stunning moorland views can be seen in Weardale and Teesdale from various points along the B6278 road between Stanhope and Middleton-in-Teesdale. There are also sublime views of Upper Teesdale and the Moor House National Nature Reserve from the viewpoint at Cow Green Reservoir.