Activities at Chopwell Wood

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Activities at Chopwell Wood

Families enjoying a walk in the forest
Easy access trail at Chopwell Wood
A group of people wearing active wear are walking on a path through the forest
Feel Good in the Forest at Chopwell Wood
Family walking Forest of Dean generic
Geocaching at Chopwell Wood
Ladies riding on Horses through the woodlands
Horse riding at Chopwell Wood
Group of three people walking past a tree
Orienteering at Chopwell Wood
Parkplay session
ParkPlay at Chopwell Wood
Running trainers on forest floor
parkrun at Chopwell Wood
Group having picnic forest of dean
Picnics at Chopwell Wood
Man on mountain bike going round tight corner on trail in the forest
Powerline mountain bike trail at Chopwell Wood
four pairs of legs and feet running
Running trails at Chopwell Wood
Man and woman observing the texture of a tree
Sensory Walk at Chopwell Wood
Man walking dog along woodland trail
Walking trails at Chopwell Wood
Woman walking through the forest towards sunbeams
Wellbeing trail at Chopwell Wood

Nearby forests

Close up of spruce tree trunk

Overlooking Derwent Reservoir, Slaley Forest is home to a selection of forest roads which give you access to the forest.

Open all year, come rain or shine, the forest is a great location for a leisurely woodland walk or bike ride.  


Sculpture at Hamsterley Forest

Escape the hustle and bustle of the everyday at County Durham’s largest forest. 

From wildlife watching to stargazing, and adventure play for all the family to exhilarating mountain biking, there is something to keep everyone busy.

Conifer shadow forest

Located to the east of Kielder Forest, Fourlaws is a popular site in the heart of the Ridsdale community.

The forest offers visitors great walking opportunities and some unique views over Chesterhope Common.

Picnic table at sunrise

More than just a picture perfect spot for your next picnic, Warksburn is overlooked by the famous Totem Poles of Stonehaugh village, adding some fascinating depth to the view from your picnic. 

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