Christmas Family Fun in the Woods, Sunday 21st December


Friends of Ashington Community Woods have organised a Christmas Family Fun Day on Sunday (21st December).

Ashington Community Woodland is a large woodland on the former Ashington Colliery site. The entrance of the woods which is just over the railway line next to Asda and Ashington Police Station. Ashington Community Woods is a fantastic green space covering approximately 135 hectares, lying immediately to the north of the centre of Ashington.

The Christmas Family Fun Day event will run from 10.00am till 2.00pm and will include Santa’s Grotto, Christmas crafts, Make a Reindeer and refreshments. Entrance is free but some of the activities may carry a small charge.

The Friends of Ashington Community Woods contribute to the very important ongoing maintenance and success of the woodland. Volunteers from the group carry out essential woodland management tasks as well as organising community events like the Family Fun Day.

For more information on this event or volunteering in the woods call: 01670 514 876 or visit: