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

Opening hours

Stapleford Woods is open 365 days a year, dawn until dusk.

How to find us

How to find us

Stapleford Woods is located approximately five miles north east of Newark-on-Trent.

Stapleford , Lincoln
Sat Nav Postcode: LN6 9LE
OS Grid Ref
SK 8589 5646

53.099384051734, -0.71569919586182

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Stapleford Woods.

Free parking in the car park off Stapleford Lane/Coddington Lane.

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
Easy access trail
Picnic area

Contact details

Explore the sights and sounds of Stapleford Woods on foot

Located near Newark-on-Trent, Stapleford Woods is the ideal place for a peaceful woodland walk. 

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Picnic area
  • Dogs welcome

Things to do

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

This surfaced easy access trail meanders through stunning woodland.

Nearby forests

Views from Ollerton Pit Woods, Nottinghamshire

Once a former colliery site, Ollerton Pit Wood now boasts a wild strawberry walk, nesting water birds and a whole host of thriving wildlife and different plant species. Enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding area and depending on the time of year you visit, you may see butterflies and dragonflies while flower lovers can expect to enjoy bee orchids and birds foot trefoil.

Boughton Brake pond

Boughton Brake provides a great place to explore with an extensive network of paths and tracks. There are also plenty of benches located throughout the wood where you can stop and take in the natural beauty.

Check out the orienteering course and go on a hunt for the posts!

The wood is not suitable for horse riding but a bridleway does run along the western side of the wood and can be used to get from Walesby to Boughton.

Woodland path running through trees

With an extensive path network, varied history and special wildlife its a fantastic place to explore. Why not get out and walk the Thynghowe Trail and investigate some local history along the way?

Leaves turning orange at the start of autumn

Located near the villages of Blidworth and Rainworth, Boundary Wood is a young woodland with newly planted broad-leaved areas as well as conifers that tower above a beautiful wild-flower meadow. 

Wander the range of surfaced paths that criss-cross through the wood, or explore the SUSTRANS national cycle route that passes through connecting you to Sherwood Pines in the north or Haywood Oaks in the south. 

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