GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park - Billingham Walk

3 miles (5 km)

This country park in Billingham is the perfect place for a peaceful afternoon stroll. The park consists of grassland, a lake, a series of ponds and a beck flows which around the boundary of the park. The lake is fantastic for birdwatching - look out for coot, pochard, swans, grebes, herons and the tufted duck. For cyclists National Cycle Route 14 runs through the park.
Just to the west of the park you will find Wynyard Woodland Park which is a great place to extend your woodland walking. Head south west and you can visit Coatham Woods where there's more nice trails and wildlife to see.


TS23 3NF - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


There's a nice on site cafe where you can enjoy rest and refreshment after your exercise.

Dog Walking

The parkland and woodland are ideal for a dog walk. There are off lead and on lead areas because of the wildlife. It's a popular place for dog walkers so you'll probably meet other owners on your visit.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just two miles to the south west there's Billingham Beck Valley Country Park to explore. There's a visitor centre and pleasant nature trails along the pretty Billingham Beck to be found at this wildlife rich site.


Cowpen Bewley Woodland Country Park - - 66856

Pond at the site

Visitor Centre Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park - - 1376896

Visitor Centre Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park. The park also includes wildflower meadows, wetland areas and a lake.

Inscribed stone at Cowpen Bewley, County Durham, England

Inscribed stone. "The towers are tall...." The park is peppered with carved stones bearing poetic quotes from local people.

Seat, Cowpen Bewley Woodland Country Park - - 103764

Seat. Built in brick in recognition of the brickworks that originally stood on this land.

The lake - - 497362

The lake in mid summer.

Across the wildflower meadow towards the pylons - - 497354

Across the wildflower meadow towards the pylons


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