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Low Burnhall Woods

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Lots of wildlife starting to get established

Great place for blackberry picking, there’s also a wild apple tree there so made a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Pat Y
Great place for a stroll

Sadly weather scuppered us having a longer walk than we would have liked but we did a circular that... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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“wicker”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As usual in lovely places like this you have to watch where you walk because of "dog muck".....spoils it for me.

Thank martin2drive
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Great place for blackberry picking, there’s also a wild apple tree there so made a beautiful blackberry and Apple crumble! We noticed how the saplings are growing well since our last visit a few years ago. Had a walk along the river saw a Kingfisher,...More

Thank Pat Y
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Sadly weather scuppered us having a longer walk than we would have liked but we did a circular that brought us to the willow tunnel and wicker miner. The miner is particularly great to see situated on the hillside looking over the valley. His wife...More

Thank stainthorpem
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Low Burnhall Woods is a wonderful Woodland Trust site. The surrounding are beautiful and varied providing excellent opportunities for a range of walks! We specifically visited to find the Wicker Miner and were not disappointed after finding him hiding away watching over the site. This...More

1  Thank Lou_B08
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A truly lovely place to walk and explore away from the city centre. They sometimes have activities like easter egg hunts for children which are worth watching for. We like to find the Wicker Man, the Wicker Lady, the Bird Hide, the Stone Snake... Lots...More

Thank PeppermintAero
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Went to explore this area and gather blackberries. As we took two small children we didn't manage to cover the majority of the woods. This area of wilderness is a great space to explore... Good for blackberries, great for nature spotting. There are willow tunnels...More

Thank sparklinses
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a wonderful walking area especially if you have dogs, you can take in the river and views and if you are lucky there is a wealth of wildlife to look out for. The Wicker Man looks out over the countryside & you have...More

2  Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Visited for the first time on Saturday for an evening walk/run in the sunshine . A lovely quiet area with well marked paths . There are varying length of routes ,all well signposted . Stunning views along the way . I will definitely be returning

2  Thank tiffanylover
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The county have gone to a lot of trouble to set up this lovely parkland with guided paths. It is part of the Woodland Trust. It is a great place to walk, including dog-walking. There is a Willow Man sculpture of a Durham Miner sitting...More

7  Thank Soo C
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Mal B
8 August 2016|
Response from Shirley B | Reviewed this property |
The nearby pub/hotel is The Honest Lawyer and the postcode for that is DH1 3SP, the wood is a short walk from the pub. There is a website for Low Burnhall Wood and it gives you a map and grid references as well as more info... More