Sensory Walk at Chopwell Wood

Connect with the forest through our Sensory Walk at Chopwell Wood

Going for a sensory walk helps you get outside, be active and connect with nature.

Chopwell Wood's Sensory Walk is a good walk for people who are new to walking and is classed as an easy walk for all abilities. With a lightly dusted gravel path that is accessible for wheelchair usage. This circular walk takes in sights, sounds and scents from the forest environment. 

Before you visit, you may wish to download the Making Walks Sensory toolkit produced by Sense which contains advice on planning walks and some suggested sensory activities. It’s the perfect companion for a sensory walk!

You can access all the Sensory Walks by downloading the free OS Maps app. To find out more about the OS Maps app, discover more Sensory Walks across England, and to download the Making Walks Sensory toolkit visit the Sense website.

Trail information

Chopwell Wood, Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, NE39 1LT
Grade - Easy
Trail Length
0.9 miles
Is this trail for you?
The surface is over various flat surfaces and suitable for wheelchairs.