Hamsterley, near Bishop Auckland


Hamsterley village is located on a low ridge between Teesdale and Weardale, seven miles from Bishop Auckland. It is close to the Hamsterley Forest, which has a 4 mile forest drive, orienteering course and forest/riverside walks.

Also in County Durham is another village with the same name: Hamsterley, near Consett.

Hamsterley is a village in County Durham, England. It is situated a few miles west of Bishop Auckland.

The village lies on a rise above the upper reaches of the Wear valley. To the west of the village the land rises to Hamsterley Common at the eastern edge of the fell country which lies between the valleys of the Wear and the Tees. In the centre of the village is a pub called the Cross Keys.

Near to the village is Dryderdale Hall, a magnificent grade II listed mansion built in 1872 by the architect Alfred Waterhouse for the Backhouse family. It was used as a location for the filming of Get Carter.

Hamsterley has a population of around 550, measured as 445 at the 2011 Census.

There is another, smaller village called Hamsterley in County Durham, 20 miles to the north, near Consett.

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Hamsterley Baptist Church

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Hamsterley Baptist Church

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Hamsterley Forest, The Green Man Sculpture

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White house at dusk

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Hamsterley Viaduct

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Hamsterley Hall (Durham) 1

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Village Pond : Hamsterley

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The Cross Keys

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Millennium Yew Community Garden : Hamsterley

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Primitive Methodist Chapel (dated 1887) : Hamsterley

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Hamsterley; pond and village hall

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