Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Abbeyford Woods is open 365 days a year, dawn until dusk.

How to find us

How to find us

Abbey Woods is located approximately two miles north of Okehampton.

Abbey Woods, Okehampton
Sat Nav Postcode: EX20 1RN
OS Grid Ref
SX590973

50.758118, -4.0004295

Parking and prices

There are no formal parking facilities at Abbeyford Woods.

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

There are no designated accessible parking spaces at this forest, have you seen our Easy Access trails page?

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

Landline Number
0300 067 4800

Activities at Abbeyford Woods

Wakerley picnic bench
Picnics at Abbeyford Woods
Man walking dog through autumnal forest
Walking at Abbeyford Woods

Nearby forests

Sunlight shining through woodland scenery

Come and walk Northcombe's circular forest road loop, starting from the parking area. The wide tracks with gentle gradients make for easy going walks or rides, with amazing views and lots to explore.

Shaded walking trail in Stoke Woods, Exeter

Once part of the area’s industrial past, this diverse woodland now supports a wide variety of plant and animal life including some of the UK’s rarest butterfly species. Come and see what you can spot! 

 

Reservoir surrounded by forest

Come and discover the Dartmoor story at Fernworthy. The open, windswept upland moors with wide views gives you a sense of space, perfect for reflecting, escape and creativity.

Escape the intrusions of modern life and see if you can find one of the many prehistoric sites in the area including the Fernworthy Cairn Circle and Fernworthy Assycombe Stone Row. 

Pack a picnic on a perfect summer day or wrap up warm and visit at night to see the night sky like never before. 

Girl walking through muddy puddle in the forest

With several well-maintained tracks which provide opportunities for your wanderings, Witherdon Wood is a great forest location for all explorers, runners and meanderers. 

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