Denham Wood is open 365 days a year, dawn until dusk.
There are no parking charges at Denham Wood.
There are no designated accessible parking spaces at this forest, have you seen our Easy Access trails page?
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.
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!
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.
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.