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

Opening hours

The car park is open during daylight hours. 

How to find us

How to find us
Silverhill Wood , Sutton-in-Ashfield
Sat Nav Postcode: NG17 3JL
By Car

The car park is on Silverhill lane. This is just off the B6014 near the Canarvon Arms pub in Teversal.

OS Grid Ref
SK 471 616

53.149923269287, -1.2982535362244

Parking and prices

The car park is open during daylight hours. There are no parking charges at Silverhill 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

Discover this picturesque woodland, located just west of Mansfield

Formally two colliery sites, Silverhill Wood has been transformed into a beautiful woodland through a process of coal washing, engineering, landscaping, fertilising and planting. Its mixture of rich broadleaf and conifer trees, open meadows and ponds make it a woodland not to be missed! 

Why not explore the woodland on the orienteering course, speed through the trees on two wheels or stop by the dog selfie area! 

It also boasts the views from the highest point in Nottinghamshire. The viewpoint is marked by an impressive miner's memorial statue.

At a glance

  • 2 walking trails 
  • Orienteering 
  • Cycling 
  • Horse riding 
  • Viewpoint 
  • Dogs welcome 

Grab your helmet and head out for a beautiful cycle ride around Silverhill Wood. 

Silverhill Wood offers miles of shared access trails for you to ride on. 


Silverhill Wood has an extensive network of well-surfaced forest roads suitable for horse riders to explore. The forest roads are not waymarked. 

No permit is needed to ride at Silverhill Wood. 

For more information on our facilities, opening times and contact details, please see our visitor information.

Try your hand at orienteering, a map reading challenge for all levels.

The aim for everyone is to navigate between control points marked on an orienteering map. If you are a little more competitive the challenge is to complete the course in the quickest time.

There is a permanent orienteering course available at the site. 

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

Picnic benches can be found near the ponds and there is one at the car park.

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

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