Fermyn Woods

Visitor information

An outdoor adventure for all ages, come and make lifelong memories at Fermyn Woods

Play, walk, run or ride your way round Fermyn Woods, a stunning ancient woodland set just south of Corby.

With walking trails, orienteering routes, several play areas and a cafe, you will not be short of things to do. If you keep an eye out you'll spot hidden treasures all over, from red kites to deer.

The Visitor Centre is open most days and is managed by Northamptonshire County Council.

At a glance

  • 2 walking trails
  • Cycling 
  • Play area
  • Cafe
  • Dogs welcome

Things to do

The Fermyn Forest trail takes a gentle route from the visitor centre up into the woods.

The trail follows some of the historic woodland rides which have been laid out for many...

The trail makes a steady climb up the hill from the visitor centre into Fermyn Woods.

A wide well surfaced path loops through this historic ancient woodland offering opportunities...

Nearby forests

Three wooden picnic benches in a forest clearing surrounded by trees

There are numerous informal trails and paths along the forest roads and tracks, some surfaced, some not.

The car park is set amongst majestic larch and includes a large grassed...

Wooden fence in front of fresh green field on sunny day

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Come and recharge your batteries with a woodland stroll or find...

Parents and two children in summer clothes in woodland

This magnificent woodland has many miles of ancient wood banks, building remains and ancient trees. The 'druids', or veteran oaks, are rare and amazing wildlife habitats, and some...

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