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

Opening hours

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

How to find us

How to find us
Bourne Wood, Farnham
Sat Nav Postcode: GU10 2BH
By Car

Travelling south out of Farnham towards Tilford, Bourne Woods is on the right hand side approximately 2km south of the town.

OS Grid Ref
SU860444

51.192548513312, -0.77115801865125

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Bourne Wood. 

 

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

High fire risk
Fire risks remain high and for this reason fires of any kind, including BBQs or disposal of cigarettes, are not allowed anywhere on the heathland or woods.

Contact details

Discover great views across open heathland at Bourne Wood

Located near Farnham and set above a large heathland clearing, Bourne Wood offers impressive views over the surrounding pine forests.

The sand soil provides a good walking surface, and the many public footpaths give great access to the woodland, where you can take in the beautiful natural scenery. 

Bourne Wood is also strategically important to the UK film industry as a filming location. Since 1999 numerous films, commercials, television programmes and music videos have been filmed here! 

At a glance

  • Walking trails

Things to do

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

The sandy soil provides a good walking surface, allowing access to many of the wood's tracks and public footpaths throughout the year. 

Bourne Wood is also next to Farnham Heath, a local RSPB reserve, so there are bird watching opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts! 

To make sure everyone can continue to enjoy the woodland, please tidy up after yourself and follow our dog code

Nearby forests

Welcome Building at Alice Holt Forest in Farnham Surrey

Alice Holt has something for everyone! Whether you are looking for an exciting treetop adventure, a bike ride or a tranquil walk through the forest discovering our wildlife, we know you will love your visit. We have lots of different trails and exciting play areas for you to discover, as well as our popular Gruffalo sculptures. 

Wood white butterfly perched on a purple flower

Nestled snugly into the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, about 3km north-east of  Haslemere, Frillinghurst Woods provides a pocket of peace for you to escape your everyday. Head out on the circular path for a reflective walk and make sure to keep your eyes peeled for the range of wildlife that call the wood home. 

Solo mountain biker in a forest

The area on Combe Hill has a dedicated bike park, which is open to mountain bikers, please visit this website for more information and to book in advance.

The woodland offers a network of open paths and countryside views that local people can explore on foot. 

Field of bluebells within the forest

The Chawton Park Woods sit just beyond the village of Chawton and within the South Downs National Park. Containing some mighty beach trees, ravishing Norway maples and more recently planted Whitebeam trees, the woods boast a beautiful setting for a peaceful walk along accessible paths. 

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