Hamsterley Common Circular

Start from The Hamsterley Forest Visitors Centre
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL13 3NL

Tel: +44 03000 265 309

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Hamsterley Common Circular



Hamsterley Common Circuit
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Hamsterley Common Circuit

Reproduced from the Ordnance Survey mapping with the permission of the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office © Crown copyright. Unauthorised reproduction infringes Crown copyright and may lead to prosecution or civil proceedings. Durham County Council (LA 100049055) 2010.

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  • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
  • Distance: Over 20 Miles
  • Grade: Hard
  • Route Surface: Off Road
  • Route Surface: On Road
  • Theme: Breathtaking Views
  • Theme: Forest / Woodland Trail
  • Theme: Nature

Provider Features

  • Grade (Strenuous)
  • In countryside
  • Route Surface (Grassy Track/Tarmac Road)
  • Route Surface (On Road) - From Hill Top to Bollihope Common the route is on road.
  • Suitable for (Mountain Bike Only)
  • Time (Half Day)

Access Information

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Turn right in Hamsterley village following the brown tourist signs, turn left in hamlet of Bedburn to enter the forest and access the forest drive and car parks.

Public Transport Directions

Public transport to Hamsterley Forest is limited. Call Travelline on 0871 200 22 33 for the most up-to-date information.

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