Chopwell Wood

Chopwell Wood

On a warm afternoon at Chopwell Wood, you'll see every runner warming up before going on a lovely run through the forest.

Not feeling confident about running in front of others? Breathe in the fresh air and watch people of different abilities trying out the beautiful trails, giving you the boost you need to test it out for yourself.

Maybe even download some tunes and let your favourite music match the rhythm of your speed.

A free day out

There's an opportunity to switch off and relax at Chopwell Wood, so why not take it when it's totally free?

After following the signposts from the village of High Spen, you'll be so excited to get out and experience everything it has to offer.

With chiffchaffs singing around you, lie down and get comfortable for a while, before reliving your childhood experiences of flying a kite.

See the magnificent forest on horseback

Have a relaxing, even therapeutic, ride on the back of a horse and see the wood from a different perspective.

You'll be two hearts discovering the forest together and the ride makes anyone feel that they're flying around the tall trees.

A thrilling trail on your bike

Hear a slight breeze rustling the upper branches as you prepare for thrills when you hop on your mountain bike at the red grade trails.

Wondering whether this adventure is for you? It's suitable for skilled mountain bikers with great off-roading skills so if you've got a lot of experience, you'll fall in love with the Powerline trail.

Get a boost when you visit Chopwell Wood, even just for 10-15 minutes.

Notice the amazing difference in your daily life choices and feel physically stronger after taking in the harmonies of mother nature.

Carr House,
Chopwell Wood,
Tyne and Wear,
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