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Kids at Ousbrough Wood
Ousbrough Wood

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.

Contact us

Gateshead Council Countryside Team, Waste Services and Ground Maintenance,      
Local Environmental Services,      
Park Road, Gateshead    

Phone: 0191 433 7413 or 0191 433 7441      
Email: countryside@gateshead.gov.uk    

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