Thrunton Wood

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Thrunton Wood is high on the Northumberland hills planted on the Thrunton Crag

a steep escarpment of sandstone which provides plenty of lofty views with the Cheviot hills in the background. There are three walks of varying length and distance provide walkers and cyclists with a chance to get right into the wood and explore. There is plenty of wildlife including deer and squirrels and the song of the woodland birds is ever present.

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Public Transport

There is no bus servioce to Thrunton Wood. However, a service runs every two hours from Alnwick to Wooler (number 473, IDM Travel) that stops in Whittingham, approximetly 1.5 miles (2km) north of the wood. Access to the wood is on foot via Whittingham Lane.

Car

Thrunton is signposted from the A697, Newcastle to Coldstream road.

Admission

Opening times:

Never closes

Prices:

Free

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Contact

Address: Forestry Commission, 1, Walby Hill, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 7NT, UK.
Phone: +44 1669 621591
Email: fc.nee@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

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