An Ancient Woodland with a long and surprising industrial history. Permissive paths and a public bridleway allows the opportunity to make longer circular walks including using the paths in nearby Beamish Wood in County Durham.
Access from High Forge near Beamish.
Grid reference: NZ 225 540
Download a copy of the Ousbrough leaflet.
Gateshead Council Countryside Team, Waste Services and Ground Maintenance,
Local Environmental Services,
Park Road, Gateshead
Phone: 0191 433 7413 or 0191 433 7441
Thornley Woodlands Visitor Centre
Monday - Friday 10am - 2pm
Saturday and Sunday 1pm - 4pm Phone: 01207 545 212
Volunteer Countryside Ranger Coordinator Phone: 0191 433 3524