One of the best in Northern England this 33 mile network has trails from intermediate to experts.
Hamsterley Forest sits wedged between Teesdale and Weardale in the heart of beautiful Durham Dales, approximately 10 miles (16 km) west of Bishop Auckland.
By bike: The long-distance cycle trail 'W2W' (Walney Island to River Wear) passes through the forest. You can pick this trail up in Barnard Castle, Bishop Auckland (via Willington) and Durham City. (from Forestry UK)
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