Hamsterley Forest Cycling

Forestry Commission England
County Durham
DL13 3NL

Tel: +44 01388 488312

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Hamsterley - Night Safari


  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS


  • Visit England VAQAS 2009




  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant - The Café is open daily Easter till end September 10-5pm, October daily 11-4pm, November/January/February weekends only 11-4pm. December weekends only 11-4pm (also open during school Christmas holidays 11-4pm. March weekends only 11-4pm, but during half term school holidays daily 11-4pm. The Café also has an Ice Cream van open weekends from Easter till end September 12-5pm: also open daily during School Holidays/half term from Easter till end August.
  • Picnic Site

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge) - £6 to park all day, £10 on all bank holiday weekends from Easter to August inclusive.

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Forest Location
  • In countryside

Access Information

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A68. Follow brown 'Hamsterley Forest' signs from A68 North of Bishop Auckland.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Bishop Auckland Station. Buses to Hamsterley Village from Bishop Auckland Bus Station. It takes 20 minutes to walk from Hamsterley Village to the forest.

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