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Chopwell Wood Walking Trails

Railway wagons on the old railway line footpath. Chopwell wood





Four walking of varying lengths that give you a chance to explore this fantastic woodland start from the main car park. Discover the wildlife, stumble upon surprising artworks, experience the history and enjoy this oasis of calm.

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Boundary Walk
  • Hard
Chopwell Wood Boundary Walk
Easy Access Trail
  • Easy
Chopwell Wood Easy Access Trail
Old Railway Footpath
  • Moderate
Chopwell Wood Old Railway Footpath
Last updated: 9th November 2017

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OS Grid ref: NZ136580
Postcode: NE39 1LT

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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.