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Explore Newgate Bank
(Average user rating: 2 unrated 2/5)

A small pine and larch wood on the edge of Bilsdale with fine views and access to neighbouring moorland.

There is a small car park and picnic area with access to the exceptional views and walking routes.

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What do other visitors say?

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When walking back from Helmsley to Newgate Bank I was told that I could not use forestry commission tracks to access the moor at OS 579887 and that I could not use any of the Forestry commission land other than public footpaths. Is this right ?

graham.westbrook, 16/Sep/2017

Thanks for the comment. Many of the Forestry Commission woodlands are dedicated as open access under CROW which allows the freedom of access by foot where there are no constraints. Please contact our office if you require clarification on 0300 067 4300

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Last updated: 3rd July 2018

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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Dogs
  • Parking
  • Picnic
  • Walking
  • Viewpoint


OS Grid ref: SE563890

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