Forestry Commission logo
England's Woods & Forests
We are soon to launch our new website for the public forests in England. Take an early look at the beta site

Discovery Pass

Discover the
freedom of
the forest…
every day of the year…

Get free parking, discounts on events and much more with an annual Discovery Pass


The ultimate free guide to our forests

Forest Xplorer running on iPhone and Android devices

Hamsterley Forest Events Calendar

What's on

Bushcraft Survival Skills Weekend
A weekend event to learn bushcraft survival essentials with top northern bushcraft teacher, Bruce Ferguson in Hamsterley Forest. Organised by Wild North Discovery.
CaniX Cross Country Running with Dogs
Cross-Country running event with your dog on Hamsterley Forest trails organised by CaniX. 2km and 5km options.
Dulce Et Decorum Est
An outdoor theatre production by Jack Drum Arts in Hamsterley Forest to commemorate the centenary of the end of The Great War
Family Bushcrafts
Build a shelter, light a fire, cook a meal, make something to take away at Hamsterley Forest. Organised by Wild North Discovery.
Hamsterley Forest Volunteers
Volunteer at Hamsterley Forest to learn new skills, keep fit and enjoy working in the great outdoors.
Run Durham Hamsterley 10 Miler
10 mile run in Hamsterley Forest using the Forest Drive and forest tracks. Organised by Run Nation Events.
Zombie Run
5km obstacle course in Hamsterley Forest with runners avoiding being caught by Zombies. Organised by Butterwick Hospice.

When is it on

Last updated: 28th August 2017

Help us take care of your forest


OS Grid ref: NZ092312
Postcode: DL13 3NL

Get directions


Hamsterley Forest

01388 488312
Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification certifiedForest Stewardship Council certified

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