Horse riding at Fineshade Wood

Visitor Information
Visitor Information: Fineshade Wood
  • Opening Hours
  • How to find us
  • Parking and Prices
  • Facilities and access
  • Contact Details

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Open every day except Christmas Day.  

Weekdays

Monday
Visitor Centre and Cafe 09.30-16.00
Tuesday
Visitor Centre and Cafe 09.30-16.00
Wednesday
Visitor Centre and Cafe 09.30-16.00
Thursday
Visitor Centre and Cafe 09.30-16.00
Friday
Visitor Centre and Cafe 09.30-16.00

Weekends

Saturday
Visitor Centre and Cafe 09.00-17.00
Sunday
Visitor Centre and Cafe 09.00-17.00
How to find us

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
SP980983

52.5736775, -0.5563541

Parking and Prices

Parking and Prices

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

Parking Charges

Charges for cars, horseboxes, minibuses and motorbikes
Up to 1 hour £1.50
All day £4.00
After 17.00 £1.50

Coaches/Minibuses charges

Coaches - £10 (must book in advance)

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money with a Discovery Pass - Find out more about the discovery pass
Number of disabled parking spaces: 5
Facilities and access

Facilities and access

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

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

Horse riding trail - circular route through Fineshade and beyond

We welcome horses and riders alike at Fineshade Woods, where our family-friendly five mile route takes you through a large part of the Forest. If you want to come back and explore some more, our route also links with various bridleways. So bring a map and make up your own riding adventure using Fineshade as a base.

You will be able to stock up on pre-ride essentials at the café and parking is easy in the dedicated horse-box car park.

Trail information

The trail starts just outside the horsebox car park.

Is this trail for you?
This trail uses gravelled and natural forest trails, and you will find specific waymarkers along its length.
Trail Length
5 miles + (8 km +)