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www.hamsterleyvillage.com

Welcome to the Hamsterley and South Bedburn community website.

It’s been developed to provide a means of communicating about the life of the village, both to local residents and to potential visitors.

We welcome contributions from Hamsterley and South Bedburn businesses and residents. The more up to date the site is, the more useful it will be!

Contact us with any feedback or site contributions.
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Hamsterley village

Dafs on the Green. Photograph by Derek Toon.Hamsterley is pleasantly situated on a low ridge between Teesdale and Weardale seven miles from Bishop Auckland. The village has a rural aspect and is close to the impressive Hamsterley Forest with its four mile forest drive, orienteering course and forest and riverside walks.
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Bedburn

South BedburnBedburn is a small village near Hamsterley.
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Hamsterley Forest

TreesCovering some 2000 hectares on the edge of Teesdale and Weardale, Hamsterley Forest provides many opportunities for outdoor activities with forest walks, nature trails, orienteering courses and mountain bike routes. There are many picnic sites and also a visitor centre and shop. A wide range of events are organised through the year. There are toilets, cycle hire and facilities for the disabled.
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