Hamsterley Forest - OS Grid Ref: NZ091312
Hamsterley is a delightful oasis of mixed woodland, managed by the Forestry Commission, lying between the Wear and Tees valleys. Visitors to the forest have no shortage of options when it comes to activities. With waymarked walks, bike hire, cycle routes and horse riding trails, all levels of fitness and ability are catered for. There is also a good play park and you can follow all that exercise with a slice of cake in the tearoom or a browse around the gift shop and visitor centre. Contact: 01388 488312.