Follow our four beautiful trails right into the heart of the forest for some spectacular wildlife watching opportunities, passing through oak woodlands, forest sculptures and near picturesque waterfalls. Early morning walkers may spot roe deer feeding, adders basking on rocks or even salmon leaping upstream on the beck.
A highlight throughout the year is the Riverside Walk, perfect for an hour’s stroll passing meadows vibrant in colour and texture through the summer, peaceful and quiet in the winter with early morning frost covering the fields.
If you enjoy being away from it all on beautiful trails, there is plenty of choice for all levels of walking. The Hamsterley Walking, Fitness and Wellbeing Facebook group would be happy to point you to their favourite picnic spot or viewpoint.
**Riverside Trail - A wheelchair and pushchair friendly walking trail along the banks of Bedburn beck.The trail is made of level stone so if you are in need of a flat surface this is the trail for you. Follow the blue markers. Grade - Easy Access. Trail Length - 1.5miles (2.5 km)**
- Distance: 5-10 Miles
- Grade: Easy
- Grade: Moderate
- Grade: Hard
- Route Surface: Off Road
- Theme: Forest / Woodland Trail
- Forest Location
|2023 (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)|
* Forest open all year round (24 hours a day) for access on foot or by bicycle. Main Bedburn car park is open 24 hours a day. Forest Drive and associated car parks are open 9am-4pm (weekends Apr-Oct, 9am-5pm). No overnight parking is permitted.