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

Opening hours

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

How to find us

How to find us

By bike: Follow the Marsh Mills-Clearbrook Sustrans route, and enter Forestry Commission woods at Plymbridge. Please note that cycling is not permitted on the Blue Walk.

Cann Woods Car Park, Elfordleigh, Plymouth
Sat Nav Postcode: PL7 5ED
By Car

Travelling north along the A38, turn off at the exit signposted Plympton. Take the first exit at the first and second mini-roundabouts and follow the road past Boringdon Hall, Elfordleigh and the Woodside Animal Shelter. The Cann Woods entrance is on the left.

OS Grid Ref
SX547594

50.418222279902, -4.0463429689407

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Cann Wood. 

Additional Information

Number of disabled parking spaces: 4

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

On the east side of Plymouth lies Cann Woods, also known locally as Plym Forest, in the valley of the stunning River Plym

Covering an area of some 230 hectares, Cann Wood is an excellent example of a mixed forest with areas of newly planted coniferous and broad-leaved woodland.

You can walk, cycle or picnic whilst taking in the views and wildlife of this beautiful valley.

At a glance

  • 2 walking trails
  • Cycling
  • Segway
  • Horse riding 
  • Picnic area
  • Dogs allowed 
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