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How to find us
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Opening hours

Fourlaws offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year.

How to find us

How to find us
Fourlaws, Ridsdale, Northumberland
Sat Nav Postcode: NE48 2TN
By Car

Park in Ridsdale (A68 south of West Woodburn) and walk on the public footpath to the forest entrance - approx. 1km.

OS Grid Ref
NY906836

55.150519169462, -2.1465019924583

Parking and prices

Parking is available in Ridsdale. The forest is accessible from a public footpath - approx. 1km.

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

There are no designated accessible parking spaces at this forest, have you seen our Easy Access trails page?

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Activities at Fourlaws

Close up of walking boots of person walking along a leafy path
Walking at Fourlaws

Nearby forests

small un-surfaced trail winding through dark autumnal trees to lake in the distance

With two nearby walking trails and a picnic area, Sidwood is at the heart of this delightful part of Kielder Forest, just two miles from the village of Greenhaugh.

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. 

Holystone Woods, Rothbury

Holystone is tucked away in a quiet corner of Coquetdale. The peace and tranquillity of the area attracted a religious order that built a nunnery here in the twelfth century, around which Holystone village grew.

The nunnery has long gone, but the tranquil surroundings remain, offering beautiful walks.

There are waterfalls, crags and plenty of aged broadleaved woodlands which are a delight to walk in at any time of year.

Forests of Rothbury, Simonside

The Simonside Hills lie within Northumberland National Park on the northern-most edge of Harwood forest and have beckoned walkers for years because of their wild and rugged beauty. The range dominates the skyline forming a dramatic southern backdrop to the middle reaches of the River Coquet.

The climb up the hills to the top (430m) is rewarded with the whole panorama of the Cheviots to the north and from the top of Simonside itself, the whole Northumbrian coastline is revealed.

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