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

Opening hours

Open every day except Christmas Day.  


Visitor Centre and Cafe 9.30am - 4pm
Visitor Centre and Cafe 9.30am - 4pm
Visitor Centre and Cafe 9.30am - 4pm
Visitor Centre and Cafe 9.30am - 4pm
Visitor Centre and Cafe 9.30am - 4pm


Visitor Centre and Cafe 9am - 5pm
Visitor Centre and Cafe 9am - 5pm

How to find us

How to find us
Top Lodge, Fineshade, Near Corby, Northamptonshire
Sat Nav Postcode: NN17 3BB
By Car

Fineshade Wood is located just off the A43 halfway between Stamford and Corby. There are brown tourist signs leading up to the site from both directions.

OS Grid Ref

52.5736775, -0.5563541

Parking and prices

Please note our car park machines are cash only and we are unable to provide change.  

Parking Charges

The money you pay for parking helps us to look after the forests. Read how
Charges for cars, horseboxes, minibuses and motorbikes
Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 2 hours £3.50
Up to 3 hours £4.50
All day £5.50

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Coaches - £10 (must book in advance)

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Number of accessible parking spaces: 9

Facilities and access

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Accessible toilet
Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
Bird hide
Cycle hire
Dogs allowed
Easy access trail
Picnic area
Play Area
Visitor Centre

Contact details

Activities at Fineshade Wood

Children playing at Fineshade wood
Children's play areas at Fineshade Wood
Fineshood Wood The Arches gallery launch
The Arches at Fineshade Wood
Mother and child walking on forest path during autumn
Walking trails at Fineshade Wood
Tackeroo camping
Caravan and motorhome club at Fineshade Wood
Family biking in Fineshade Woods
Family cycle trail at Fineshade Wood
Gruffalo orienteering activity pack on the grass
Gruffalo Orienteering at Fineshade Wood
Giant Gruffalo Sculpture in the Forest
Gruffalo Sculpture at Fineshade Wood
horse riding generic
Horse riding at Fineshade Wood
Family walking on a woodland trail
My Forest Activity Bag at Fineshade Wood
Contents of the my forest adventure kit on the forest floor
My Forest Adventure at Fineshade Wood
Group at picnic table
Picnics at Fineshade Wood
Two boys interact with UV sign and iPad
Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail at Fineshade Wood
Birds feeding at wildlife hide at fineshade wood
Wildlife hide at Fineshade Wood
School children learning in the open forest
Youth Shelters at Fineshade Wood
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