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Visitor information

Activities at Fineshade Wood

Family Cycling at Fineshade Wood
Family cycle trail at Fineshade Wood
Family Walking at Fineshade Wood
Walking trails at Fineshade Wood
Running in the forest
5k Running Trail
Tackeroo camping
Caravan and motorhome club at Fineshade Wood
chequered skipper butterfly on a blade of grass
Chequered Skipper butterflies
Play area at Fineshade Wood
Children's play areas at Fineshade Wood
Gruffalo's friend, Fox sculpture in the forest
Gruffalo Sculptures at Fineshade Wood
Two riders in high vis and helmets on horses on a forest path
Horse riding at Fineshade Wood
Forest Activity Bag Sherwood Pines
My Forest Activity Bag at Fineshade Wood
Group at picnic table
Picnics at Fineshade Wood
Posh Petz at Fineshade Wood
Posh Petz at Fineshade
Children running and enjoying the forest
The Smelters' walk at Fineshade Wood
Child looking at bug through magnifying glass, near pink flowers
Tinder Sticks activities
Woman walking through the forest towards sunbeams
Wellbeing trail at Fineshade Wood
A common buck deer in the forest
Wildlife hide at Fineshade Wood
Woman using Zog app
Zog activity trail at Fineshade Wood

Nearby forests

Wakerley picnic bench

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 area for games and picnicing.

Family on bike ride on forest path

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.

Bourne wood flowers

Ancient woodland, winding paths, pond-side picnics and interesting wildlife await at Bourne Wood, Lincolnshire.

Come and recharge your batteries with a woodland stroll or find your way to the ponds where kingfishers and herons can be seen.

If you're looking for peace and quiet, you can't go wrong with a day trip to Bourne Wood.

Wooden hut in Salcey forest clearing

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 of the old oaks are over 600 years old. See what you can spot on your visit to the medieval royal hunting forest.

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