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Category Archives: Hamsterley Forest
Sunday 28th April 2013, starts 8.30am. See modern & historic rally cars battle to be the fastest rally driver in Hamsterley Forest. See www.tourofhamsterley.co.uk for more details.
Run for your lives! A bizarre craze that has swept America is about to arrive in northern England – Zombie running! Hamsterley Forest, near Bishop Auckland, 2 March.
Grandmother Margaret Hardon heads through Hamsterley Forest on her own New Year’s keep fit drive. Get fit in the forest!
Christmas tree sales run daily in Hamsterley from 1 to 16 December, from 10am to 4pm. Cash raised will be used used to care for the region’s woods.
The Forestry Commission is gearing up for a green Christmas as it launches its popular Xmas tree sales point in Hamsterley Forest on 1 December.
FORESTRY COMMISSION Press notice, 19 October 2012. Leaf-peeping, the pastime of enjoying autumn foliage brings in one billion dollars each year to New England. But you don’t have to go stateside to rejoice in Autumn’s russet hues.
Hamsterley Forest to stage major wildfire exercise. The Forestry Commission is taking part in one of the biggest wildfire exercises ever held in northern England on Thursday 11 October.
June Arche writes: “We are organising a sponsored dog walk in Hamsterley Forest on 9th September. Proceeds are in aid of The Royal British Legion’s Never Forget appeal to help soldiers returning from the front line and to bring a … Continue reading
It’s all downhill for female bikers if one mountain bike fan has her way. The Forestry Commission is hosting what is thought to be England’s first ever women’s only downhill race – dubbed the Diva Descent – in 2,000 hectare … Continue reading
Rosie Bristowe of Testimony Films writes: “I hope you don’t mind me contacting you out of the blue. I am a researcher for an award winning documentary film company, Testimony Films. I understand that during the 1930s, Hamsterley Forest was … Continue reading
Caroline Peacock writes: “The message and PDF below were sent to me several days ago by Vicky Chilcott, but for some reason failed to reach me. That explains the now very short time-frame in which to respond, as the deadline … Continue reading