Abbeyford Woods is open 365 days a year, dawn until dusk.
Abbey Woods is located approximately two miles north of Okehampton.
There are no formal parking facilities at Abbeyford Woods.
There are no designated accessible parking spaces at this forest, have you seen our Easy Access trails page?
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.
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!
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.
With several well-maintained tracks which provide opportunities for your wanderings, Witherdon Wood is a great forest location for all explorers, runners and meanderers.