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

Opening hours

Robin Wood offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year.

There is no designated car park at Robin Wood. 

How to find us

How to find us
Robin Wood , Derbyshire
OS Grid Ref
SK364256

52.821796096547, -1.4621068971942

Parking and prices

There is no designated car park at Robin Wood. There is limited layby parking and access can also be made on foot. Parking charges do not apply at Robin Wood.

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?

Contact details

Part of the National Forest, Robin Wood offers scenic walks and interesting wildlife

Located on the outskirts of Derby, Robin Wood offers a range of open paths suitable for walkers and cyclists.

The woodland offers a beautiful display of bluebells in the spring and woodpeckers and deer can also be spotted! 

 

At a glance 

  • Walking 
  • Cycling 
  • Dogs welcome 

Things to do

Grab your helmet and head out for a beautiful cycle ride around Robin Wood!

Robin Wood offers shared access trails for visitors to cycle on.

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

Robin Wood has a range of open paths that run through the woodland.  

Nearby forests

Woman walking dog

Planted in 2007, Poppy Wood forms the northern gateway to The National Forest, the Midland's most famous forest. This newly planted woodland houses a mosaic of ash, oak, hazel and hawthorn trees, to name a few. See if you can spot something different on each visit! 

Surfaced and grassy trails guide you through the dog friendly woodland which also includes picnic benches for you to make good use of the fantastic views across the surrounding countryside.

bench in front of a lake

In the heart of the National Forest, Hicks Lodge is a former coal mining site that has been totally transformed by new plantings and exciting trails for you to enjoy.

Sun shining through trees with bracken and grass covered in dew

Planted in 2002, this community woodland is the perfect spot for a family walk, a burst of exercise and even a picnic.

Seale Wood will become a working coppice woodland, with a goal to encourage the development of a local timber industry. 

 

Sensory garden at Rosliston

From surfaced trails and cycle routes to outdoor play areas, a cafe and a sensory garden, a visit to Rosliston Forestry Centre is a great day out for everyone! 

Pick up a site guide when you arrive or download from our website and create your own adventure...

Meander through the mature woodland at Fox Covert to gain an insight of how the rest of The National Forest may look in the future. 

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