Coatham wood, found near Stockton, is a newly planted community woodland, with the first trees planted in 1999.
The mosaic of broadleaved and conifer trees, as well as ponds and meadows makes Coatham a great habitat for all kinds of wildlife. Look out for newts and dragonflies around the ponds, or you may spot a deer grazing in one of the open areas. All 5 native species of owl have been spotted around the woodland.
Discover the most breathtaking views as you take a walk through stunning natural scenery at Guisborough Forest.
Nestled between Teesside and the North York Moors, Guisborough Forest is home to a trim trail, a cycling trail, play areas and superb walking trails for relaxing, connecting to nature and getting lost in the trees.