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Hamsterley Forest Events Calendar

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Butterwick Hospice - Rainbow Dash
Colour yourself happy in vibrant powder whilst enjoying a 5km or 10km run, jog or stroll through the beautiful scenery of Hamsterley Forest and raise sponsorship to support the Butterwick Hospice.
Butterwick Hospice Wizard of Oz Themed Chocolate Walk
Family event open to all ages but aimed at primary school age. A short walk with a Wizard of Oz theme with walkers collecting chocolate and completing an activity card along the way.
Durham Dales Challenge Walk
30 mile challenge walk from Wolsingham to Middleton in Teesdale through Hamsterley Forest, returning to Wolsingham via Monks Moor and Pikestone Fell.
Family Bushcraft Sleepover
Set up a tarp shelter, light a fire, cook a meal and sleep out in the wild woods with bushcraft expert Bruce Ferguson from Wild North Discovery.
Family Bushcrafts
Build a shelter, light a fire, cook a meal and make something to take away with bushcraft expert Bruce Ferguson from Wild North Discovery
Hamsterley Forest Volunteers
Volunteer at Hamsterley Forest to learn new skills, keep fit and enjoy working in the great outdoors.
Night Safari
Hunt for the illusive night life of the forest including bats, owls and creepy crawlies of all descriptions with Bruce Ferguson of Wild North Discovery
Northern Downhill Trail Mountain Bike TT
A downhill style mountain bike race for enduro/trail bikes on one of Hamsterley's mountain bike trails.
Run Nation 10km Race
A 10km race organised by Run Nation Events
Seasonal Wild Food
Explore the wide variety of wild food available in autumn from wild mushrooms to nuts and berries with Bruce Ferguson of Wild North Discovery
Wilderness Survival Skills - Bushcraft
Learn the basics for survival in a forest with bushcraft teacher Bruce Ferguson of Wild North Discovery.
Wilderness Survival Skills - Fire Lighting
Learn the key survival skill of fire lighting in difficult conditions with Bruce from Wild North Discovery
Wilderness Survival Skills - Setting up Camp
Learn how to set up your bushcraft camp with top northern bushcraft teacher Bruce Ferguson, Wild North Discovery
Youth Wilderness Survival Challenge
Learn what to do to survive a light aircraft crash in a dense forest with bushcraft expert, Bruce Ferguson of Wild North Discovery.
Zombie Run
5km obstacle course with runners avoiding being caught by Zombies. Organised by Butterwick Hospice to raise funds for their hospices in the North East.

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Last updated: 29th February 2016

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