The entrance on Hadbutt Road (off Manchester Road) is temporarily closed.
Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

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

How to find us

How to find us

Colliers Wood is located approximately ten miles west of Manchester. 

Higher Folds, Greater Manchester
Sat Nav Postcode: WN7 2YP
By Public Transport

Accessible off Leigh to Manchester Guided bus way.

OS Grid Ref

53.502924, -2.4808925

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Colliers Wood. 

On-street parking is available only. 

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

There are no waymarked walking trails.

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed

Contact details

Landline Number
0300 067 4340

Colliers Wood provides a mix of stunning woodland walks and open grassland views

As a former coal mine, Colliers Wood forms an interconnected area of woodlands and grassland surrounding Higher Folds. The various footpaths offer quite a lot of opportunity for exploration and discovery.

There has been recent planting near Cooling Lane which is now coming into fruition. From Queensway, there is access to an area once used by bird watchers.

Colliers Wood is located approximately ten miles west of Manchester. 

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Orienteering
  • Dog walking
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