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

Opening hours

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

How to find us

How to find us
Shirebrook Wood, Mansfield
Sat Nav Postcode: NG20 8XB
By Car

From Mansfield on the A60, take the B6407 toward Shirebrook. Just past Sookholme village the carpark is on the left. 

OS Grid Ref

53.19682790848, -1.1879456591565

Parking and prices

The car park is off the B6047 close to Sookhome village. There are no parking charges at Shirebrook 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?

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

Activities at Shirebrook Wood

Families enjoying cycling in the forest
Cycling at Shirebrook Wood
Horse riders riding through the forest on a sunny day
Horse riding at Shirebrook Wood
Family having picnic and ice cream in the forest
Picnics at Shirebrook Wood
People walking dogs through wood and field
Walking at Shirebrook Wood

Nearby forests

Pond in forest

Pleasley Park is a lovely mix of broadleaved and coniferous trees. Its 74 hectares offer delightful walks amongst a variety of trees. There is a pond to discover too.

It is bordered to the south and west by footpaths making it easily accessible for visitors.


Field of purple orchids in the sun

Enjoy the mixture of woodland, wetland and grassland at Oxclose Wood. Banks of orchids, the song of the skylark and the hovering kestrel are all here for you to discover.

The surfaced trails make it a lovely place to walk, reflect, be creative and simply enjoy the beauty around you.

Steep climbs are rewarded with spectacular views and you may even catch a glimpse of a buzzard.

Family walking on a woodland trail

Come and explore one of the Midland’s most well-known forests! With activity trails, play areas, bike hire, wild running and mountain biking trails, Sherwood Pines will set the scene for a great day out for all.

Woodland path running through trees

With an extensive path network, varied history and special wildlife to discover, Birklands, near Edwinstowe, is a fantastic place to explore.

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