This forest access routes in this forest are currently closed due to the damage caused by Storm Arwen.
Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Kew Woods offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year.

How to find us

How to find us
Kew Woods, Southport
Sat Nav Postcode: PR8 5EW
By Car

Parking is available at Doddies Garden centre car park where a timber bridge leads to Kew woods.

OS Grid Ref
SD34461540

53.631005, -2.99257

Parking and prices

Parking is available at Dobbies Garden Centre. 

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?

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Cafe

Contact details

Landline Number
0300 067 4340

Discover great views at this young woodland

Located near Southport, Kew Woods is the perfect place to visit if you fancy a forest run or leisurely stroll.

Southport Birders have also discovered that Kew Woods is an ideal birding site, so don't forget your binoculars! 

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Running trails
  • Café near by 

Things to do

parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.

These events take place in pleasant forest surroundings and people of every ability are encouraged to take part. From those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience; everyone is welcome.

Register online with parkrun to find out more about the course and get your barcode. 

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Escape the hustle and bustle of the daily grind and sweaty gyms with a run in the forest. 

Kew Woods has a measured trail run to test your fitness.  

Walking in the woodland is the perfect way to get some fresh air and explore some of Lancashire's most beautiful landscapes.

Kew Woods has a range of open access paths that run through the woodland. 

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