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Hamsterley Forest Events Calendar

What's on

Family Bushcrafts
Build a shelter, light a fire, cook a meal, make something to take away. Eat before you arrive or bring food for BBQ. Bring water-proof clothing and sturdy footwear.
Halloween at Hamsterley
Follow a member of OASES staff on a pumpkin strewn story trail and spot creepy characters hiding in the woods
Hamsterley Volunteers
Come join our regular twice-monthly volunteer group and make a real difference in this important sylvan beauty spot.
Yuletide Evergreen Decorations
Make your own Christmas Decorations - seasonal wreath, yule log, bunch n bow or silverstars.

When is it on

Be a forest hero


OS Grid ref: NZ092312
Postcode: DL13 3NL

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Hamsterley Forest

01388 488312
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