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

Opening hours

Bintree Wood is open 365 days a year, dawn until dusk.

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How to find us

How to find us

Bintree Wood is located approximately one mile east of North Elmham. 

Green Lane, Billingham
Sat Nav Postcode: NR20 5HN
OS Grid Ref

52.758572, 0.96248548

Parking and prices

There is very limited parking available at Bintree Wood. Visitors should take care not to park on verges or obstruct gateways and passing places.

Parking is along a potholed track on north boundary access via Bintree (Yarrow Road). A 4x4 is required.

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

Dog's are allowed but must be kept under control at all times. 

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed

Contact details

Treat your senses with an adventure to Bintree Wood, central Norfolk's outdoor haven

Bintree Wood is a large, peaceful wood with wide grassy rides for you to meander, discover woodland wildlife and be treated to delightful views of the Wensum Valley and Elmham.

The summer is a perfect time to see buzzards, kestrels, common darters, admirals and commas. In autumn, keep your eyes pealed for the forest fungi, including the colourful fly agaric. 

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Dog walking

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.

Bintree Wood has a range of paths that run through the woodland. 

Nearby forests

Wakerley picnic bench

Great Hockham is the perfect place for an exciting outdoor adventure in a beautiful woodland setting.

A visit to Great Hockham will treat you with views of the unique landscape. See if you can spot the distinctive features, known as pingos, that were formed during the last Ice Age! 

Come and enjoy a picnic in the forest, walk amongst the trees on a choice of two waymarked trails or treat your four-legged friend to a forest visit. 


Desert Rats memorial at High Ash in Thetford forest

Located near Mundford in Thetford, you won't miss the Cromwell tank that marks the entrance to the forest. A must-see site for those interested in history, this tank is a memorial to the 7th Armoured Division, known as the Desert Rats, who were based here during World War II. 

Learn about High Ash's interesting historic background on the Desert Rats trail, which includes interpretation boards.

Hazey forest

Towering pines, tree-lined paths and an abundance of wildlife, West Bilney Wood has everything you need for an outing in the great outdoors. Loved by the locals for its natural beauty and source of escape, come and meander the public footpaths that circle the woodland and enjoy a sensory treat.

The area also boasts a significant amount of interesting heritage. See if you can find the flint "anvil-stone" that shows prehistoric activity!

Sun shining through the trees in a pine forest

Noted for its variety of bird life, spring flowers and autumn fungi, the arboretum is the perfect place to enjoy some peace and quiet. 

Friends of Thetford Forest

The Friends of Thetford Forest undertake the basic care of the Arboretum with the purpose of nurturing and improving the shrub layer, planting specimen trees and fostering the tranquility of the place.

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