GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Coatham Woods

2 miles (3.6 km)

These woods near Stockton on Tees have 2 waymarked walking trails for you to try. There's attractive broadleavedand conifer woodland, meadows and ponds to see on the site. It's also a nice place for wildlife spotting with owls, deer and foxes to look out for.
You can park at the car park just off Longnewton Lane to start your walk. You could also start from Longnewton village if you prefer.
It's easy to extend your walking by heading towards Eaglescliffe and picking up the Teesdale Way. There's a nice riverside footpath along the River Tees to pick up here.
To continue your woodland walking in the Stockton area, head north to visit Wynyard Woodland Park, Billingham Beck Valley Country Park and Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park. There's more nice trails to try here with lakes and birdlife to see at Cowpen Bewley. For a nice riverside walk try the Tees Barrage Walk along the River Tees in Stockton. There's two nice riverside nature reserves to visit here.


TS16 0QQ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Coatham Woods OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Coatham Woods Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The Stockton on Tees Walk visits the Billingham Beck Valley Country Park on the north eastern side of the town. It's a nice place for a stroll with a visitor centre, wildflower meadows, reed-beds, ponds, marshland, woodland and lots of wildlife to see.
For more walking ideas in the area see the County Durham Walks page.


Coatham Wood Public Carpark - - 28893

Coatham Wood Public Car park. The wood has been developed out of farmland. Part of the Tees Forest.

Thistledown - - 945622

Thistledown. Backlit thistledown on the footpath just west of the village

Fir Trees at Coatham Stob. - - 186075

Fir Trees at Coatham Stob. Towards the end of Coatham Lane, a single track lane with passing places. From Coatham Beck bridge the lane is private.

Spring House Farm - - 186072

Spring House Farm

Coatham Beck in Coatham Wood - - 2797483

Coatham Beck on the edge of the wood

Footbridge over ditch in Coatham Wood - - 2797624

Footbridge over ditch in the winter snow


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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