Our forests will remain open for outdoor recreation and exercise. For our coronavirus guidance please follow this link - view now

Explore the forest with our many trails and activity offers

There is so much to explore and take part in at Hamsterley Forest.

Follow our useful links to find out more.

Birthday parties

If you are celebrating a birthday or special occasion, we have two party providers at Hamsterley Forest. Take part in bushcraft activities, environmental games or become a nature detective with Wild North Discovery or OASES. 


Navigate your way through the forest on our permanent orienteering course which has been specially designed so participants with a wide range of abilities can tackle it. Just pick up a map from Hamsterley Café and set off on an adventure!  

Learning resources

Lots of free activity ideas and spotter sheets to download.