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Hamsterley Forest Events Calendar

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Campsterley - Wildlife Camping Festival
A camping and wildlife festival weekend in the heart of Hamsterley Forest organised by Durham Wildlife Trust.
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
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

When is it on

Last updated: 25th July 2017

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OS Grid ref: NZ092312
Postcode: DL13 3NL

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Hamsterley Forest

01388 488312
enquiries.hamsterley@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk
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