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

Opening hours

Dawn until dusk.

How to find us

How to find us
Kirkby Lane, Woodhall Spa,
Sat Nav Postcode: LN10 6YY
By Car

On the A158 in Horncastle, turn onto the B1191 towards Woodhall Spa. As you are coming into Woodhall Spa look for a road called Kirkby Lane, there is a signpost pointing to it labelled Kirkby-on-bain. Just less that a mile down Kirkby Lane is an entrance on the right leading to Ostlers car Park.

OS Grid Ref
TF 2160 6303

53.149587153564, -0.18294415212216

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Ostlers Plantation.

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

Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

Let your imagination run wild at Ostlers Plantation

From towering trees to hidden Second World War bunkers and an array of wildlife, Ostlers Plantation provides a world of exploration opportunity for all generations!

The beautiful variation of scenery means that you can walk for hours and still find new routes.  


At a glance

Dogs welcome
11/05/2022 16:18

Things to do

Cycling is a fantastic way to explore Ostlers Plantation and soak up the beautiful scenery. 

There’s an excellent network of paths providing you with a range of route options around the woodland.

Ostlers Plantation offers a range of paths for you to ride on. Horse riding is allowed by permit only. 

Enjoy a tasty treat in the forest at Ostlers Plantation. Just bring along good food and company!

To prevent forest fires and reduce waste, please do not bring any barbecues into our forests.

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

Ostlers Plantation has a variety of open paths and trails for you to explore.

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