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

Opening hours

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

How to find us

How to find us
Denham Wood , Bere Ferrers, Yelverton
Sat Nav Postcode: PL20 7NS
OS Grid Ref
SX47496769

50.48892761723, -4.151029586792

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Denham Wood.

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Contact details

Landline Number
0300 067 4800

Discover the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a visit to Denham Wood

Located south of Tavistock, near Bere Alston, Denham Wood has a range of un-marked trails for you to explore making it the perfect place for a peaceful woodland walk. 

 

 

At a glance 

  • Walking trails 

  • Dogs welcome

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.

Denham Wood has a range of informal paths that take you around the woodland and along the River Tavy. 

Nearby forests

Blue flowers at 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.

Shaded walking trail in Stoke Woods, Exeter

Once part of the area’s industrial past, this diverse woodland now supports a wide variety of plant and animal life including some of the UK’s rarest butterfly species. Come and see what you can spot! 

 

River and conifer trees

Enjoy the tranquility of a picnic by the East Dart river or an exhilarating walk up to Bellever Tor to take in the stunning views. Explore the forest itself and discover a wealth of wildlife, archaeology and grazing Dartmoor ponies.

Reservoir surrounded by forest

Come and discover the Dartmoor story at Fernworthy. The open, windswept upland moors with wide views gives you a sense of space, perfect for reflecting, escape and creativity.

Escape the intrusions of modern life and see if you can find one of the many prehistoric sites in the area including the Fernworthy Cairn Circle and Fernworthy Assycombe Stone Row. 

Pack a picnic on a perfect summer day or wrap up warm and visit at night to see the night sky like never before. 

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