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

Opening hours

Seale Wood is open 365 days a year, dawn until dusk.

How to find us

How to find us
A444 Overseal, South Derbyshire
OS Grid Ref
SK 303 143

52.725162536743, -1.5591153406529

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Seale Wood.

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

Facilities and access

Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

Part of the National Forest, Seale Wood is a mosaic of sweet chestnut, oak, ash and hazel woodland just waiting to be explored

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. 

 

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Picnic tables
  • Dogs welcome

Things to do

Enjoy a tasty treat in the forest at one of our picnic benches, just bring along good food and company!

 

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

Seale Wood has a variety of open paths and grassy trails trails for you to explore. 

Nearby forests

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.

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. 

Sence Valley lake

Located north-west of Leicester, come and discover Sence Valley’s fascinating history. Once part of a large coal mine that closed in 1996, we planted 98,000 trees in 1998, transforming Sence Valley into a haven for wildlife and visitors.

Bluebells under young trees

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! 

 

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