Cann Wood

Visitor Information
Visitor Information: Cann Wood
  • Opening Hours
  • How to find us
  • Parking and Prices
  • Facilities and access
  • Contact Details

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

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

How to find us

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

Parking and Prices

There are no parking charges at Cann Wood. 

Number of disabled parking spaces: 4
Facilities and access

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Explore Cann Wood

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
  • Picnic area
  • Dogs allowed 
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