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Great for easy walk

If your idea of a decent walk is a well-defined trail with no map needed then this is for you. We... read more

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Great day out

Spent a few hours here with family including my one year old son. We had a lovely walk around the... read more

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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

My partner and I visited today for the first time in around 18 months. We love the place usually but today that all changed.
We took the dog on the long orange walk of 4.5 miles and enjoyed at least a quarter of it. After paying the £6 parking and setting off we were constantly plagued with mountain bikers going anywhere they chose & constantly having to get out of the way. Then it was 2 dirt bikes speeding around the walking path and soon after 5 4X4 cars, one of which broke down in front of us. The paths were muddy and rutted from wheels of all kind and in places was quite dangerous.
We will not be going back in a hurry.

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank Peter J
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Beautiful setting and great walk with the contrasting colours and crisp air. We did the gruffalo trail with our nine month old and managed easily with a pram on the walk. Lots of activities to do to make the walk longer for older children such as climbing frames and challenges along the trail. Unfortunately the cafe has permanently shut so bring your own drink and food. There is also a bike rental place but the parking lets this place down as you can only pay for a whole day which is £6 or pay for 1 hour which is £1, no in between.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

We have a new puppy and we were on holiday attending a wedding, so we thought it looked like a nice place to visit and we wasn’t disappointed. Lovely scenery great walks on the flat or more strenuous ideal for dogs and superb for people with young children. Lots of activity’s and interests. Well worth a visit. Oh and of course a cafe with a good selection of food and drink for those people not wanting to take a picnic. Excellent Thank you.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shaw393
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This review seems to be describing High Force Waterfall in Teesdale, not Hamsterley.

From personal experience Hamsterley is excellent and offers all kinds of difference types of trails, some fantastic downhills and plenty of climbs too. The skills park is also great.

Parking is pricey though.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MartinE499
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful autumn walk with our 3yo. He had great fun looking for the Gruffalo and co, and the Highway Rat trail kept him interested. £6 for parking seemed a little steep but didn’t mind as all the trails and parks were beautifully kept and the money has to come from somewhere. Easily doable with a pram.

Date of experience: October 2018
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