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Perfect for walking and cycling

Love this place, have to be fit to cycle far on this one. We walked and cycled. Lovely views and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danielle S
This wood be nice.

I was born in the village and the woods were our playground until some of us grew up and decided it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Chopwell Woods Chopwell Newcastle Upon Tyne, Chopwell, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place, have to be fit to cycle far on this one. We walked and cycled. Lovely views and places to have a picnic.

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was born in the village and the woods were our playground until some of us grew up and decided it was too dangerous. It's now a 'managed forest' rather than the tree factory it used to be, which means there is a concerted effort...More

2  Thank tjz1100
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Visit here quite often, as its the ideal place for me and my parter to take our 3 dogs for a good long adventure. Plenty of pathways to follow and lovely sculptures to find along the way. We love how quite the woods are as...More

1  Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We had a lovely afternoon walking around these woods this weekend. Really well maintained pathways and lovely views of the trees and the hills. I even saw a deer. Recommend proper walking shoes for here. It is also great for biking here. Well worth a...More

1  Thank KH2691
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Lots of beautiful open spaces ideal for walking. Fresh air heaven. Easy to park ( dark carpark though- handy for meeting and not being spotted)

Thank Thea W
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Sitting on a ridge above the River Derwent about 20-30 minute drive from Newcastle, this woodland park is a wee gem. We visited on a cold Saturday in December and enjoyed a meandering walk in the woods. Plenty of others enjoying the surroundings with dog...More

1  Thank pologreyhound
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Great place to walk and cycle. Great to blow the cobwebs away on a Sunday morning after a night out out.

Thank ianmcampbell
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is is the first time we have visited Chopwell wood. Free admission, looked after by the forestry commission. Plenty of car parking. Picnic tables are available. An information board tells you about the walks. There is a green walk which is the longest, it's...More

3  Thank sandrac58
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a lovely wood which is well kept. Ideal for walkers and cyclists. Paths lead off to seating areas and there are lots of beautiful wood carvings. You could spend just an hour here or a whole day.

Thank 413gailg
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My husband and I walked the green route, it is well waymarked with well maintained paths. We stopped halfway at one of the many handily placed benches for a cuppa from our flasks. The route took 2 hours (including a 15 min stop) and is...More

1  Thank Emma C
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