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Redford (Purple) Horse Trail
(Average user rating: unrated unrated)

Trail details

Length of trail:

7 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

Horse riding along a dappled woodland trail

This horse riding trail starts from the Grove Car park (approximately two miles along the Forest Drive from the Visitor Centre). Turn left out of the car park following the waymarker tiles (white arrows on a purple background) and ride over the refurbished stone bridge opposite the Grove house. Take the first right up a rough track for 800m then turn left at the Downhill cabin. The route has good views over the Bedburn valley and passes through a variety of woodlands and more open spaces.

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What's Here?

  • Horse riding
  • Parking
  • Parking for horse boxes is in the Grove Car Park, 2 miles along the Forest Drive
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OS Grid ref: NZ066298

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Hamsterley Forest

01388 488312
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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.