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How to find us
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Opening hours

Arley Wood offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year. 

How to find us

How to find us
Arley Wood , Old Arley
Sat Nav Postcode: CV7 8GH
By Car

From the B4098, follow Woodside, turn into Wood Lane. 

OS Grid Ref
SP276910

52.515094282446, -1.5923411517136

Parking and prices

There is no formal parking at Arley Wood. 

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Contact details

Discover peace and tranquility at this small woodland, near Nuneaton

Arley Wood provides a quiet setting for a pleasant woodland walk in the Warwickshire countryside. 

The wood is part of a PAWS (planted ancient woodland site) restoration project, which means that it will become a native broadleaf woodland once again.

At a glance

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Dogs welcome
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Things to do

Walking in the woodland is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of the area's most beautiful landscapes.

There is a public footpath that runs through the wood giving you a chance of catching a glimpse of some of the wildlife that make it their home.

A unique feature of this woodland is its rare colony of Red Wood Ants (formica rufa). These ants have been here for at least 100 years and live in mounds built from forest material. Their nests are usually on the edge of cleared areas, where they are sheltered from winds, but enjoy plenty of sunlight. 

 

Nearby forests

Pink and white foxgloves

Whether walking or riding, Hay Wood is the perfect place to get away from it all and relax.

As a peaceful ancient woodland site there is a great diversity of wildlife to look out for; foxgloves, bluebells, birds, butterflies, rabbits and Muntjac deer are just a few you could encounter.

 

Sun shining through trees with bracken and grass covered in dew

Planted in 2002, this community woodland is the perfect spot for a family walk, a burst of exercise and even a picnic.

Seale Wood will become a working coppice woodland, with a goal to encourage the development of a local timber industry. 

 

Sence Valley lake

Located north-west of Leicester, come and discover Sence Valley’s fascinating history. Once part of a large coal mine that closed in 1996, we planted 98,000 trees in 1998, transforming Sence Valley into a haven for wildlife and visitors.

bench in front of a lake

In the heart of the National Forest, Hicks Lodge is a former coal mining site that has been totally transformed by new plantings and exciting trails for you to enjoy.

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