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Easy Access Trail
(Average user rating: unrated unrated)

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Length of trail:

0.40 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

Autumn mixed woodlandJointly funded by the Forestry Commission and the Friends of Chopwell Wood, this is a circular walk through the pine woodland adjacent to the main car park. The trail has a specially laid surface with no inclines, making it ideal for access by wheelchair users and as a starting point for those taking the first steps into woodland recreation. A number of picnic tables scattered along the trail also make it the perfect spot for lunch or a read of the Sunday papers! Of particular interest on this walk are the Spirit and Orchid sculptures.

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What's Here?

  • Picnic
  • Arts
  • Orchid and Spirit sculptures
  • Trail (easy)
  • A short, level walk on surfaced track, suitable for wheelchairs along the entire length. Benches and picnic tables provide frequent opportunities to rest.
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: NZ137586
Postcode: NE39 1LT

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Hamsterley Forest

01388 488312
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