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

Opening hours

Fernworthy Forest offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year.

How to find us

How to find us
Chagford
Sat Nav Postcode: TQ13 8EA
OS Grid Ref
SX66968374

50.638063449965, -3.8827034917961

Parking and prices

There is a Pay & Display car park at Fernworthy Forest.

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?

Contact details

Landline Number
0300 067 4800

Activities at Fernworthy Forest

couple enjoying a picnic in a clearing within a forest
Picnics at Fernworthy Forest
A stone circle with tall conifers behind
Walking at Fernworthy Forest

Nearby forests

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.

Hamsterley Grove Beck riverside

These beautiful woods with stunning walks have paths for all.

You can walk the Tarka Trail and follow the River Okement, or just wind your way through the woodland.

Abbeyford is also a great place to discover the changing colours of the seasons. On a walk through this beautiful wood you will see majestic Douglas fir trees, and pass through areas of autumnal gold beech trees alongside the banks of the Okement River.

Ancient forest on steep hillside

Set in the idyllic hills of Dartmoor National Park just north of Newton Abbot, Canonteign Forest is home to some challenging hikes and stunning natural scenery. 

Walk alongside the Beadon Brook valley and take in the tranquility of the stream-side woodland.

Birch tree blocking out the sun with winding branches

Once part of the Stover Estate, Great Plantation is located just north of the market town of Newton Abbot in the heart of South Devon.

Come and explore this mixed woodland which is home to roe deer, woodland birds and the rare pearl-bordered fritillary butterfly. 

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