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

Opening hours

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

How to find us

How to find us

Wakerley Great Wood is located approximately ten miles north of Corby. 

Wakerley Great Wood, East Northamptonshire
Sat Nav Postcode: NN17 3BA
By Car

Wakerley Great Wood is accessed from the A43, approximately 9 miles north-east of Corby, and 6 miles south-west of Stamford. Follow the minor road off the A43 towards Wakerley village and the car park is about half a mile further along on the left.

OS Grid Ref
SP 961987

52.5731, -0.58293496

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Wakerley Great Wood. 

The car parks are all hard standing and open plan so spaces are suitable for disabled parking (no marked bays).

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?

Disabled parking available

Facilities and access

There are no waymarked walking trails, and no easy access route.

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed
Picnic area

Contact details

Discover this historic ancient woodland that contains rich and diverse archaeological remains, near Corby

There are numerous informal trails and paths along the forest roads and tracks, some surfaced, some not.

The car park is set amongst majestic larch and includes a large grassed area for games and picnicing.

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Picnic area
  • Dog walking

Things to do

Enjoy a tasty treat in the forest at Wakerley Great Wood, where there is a large grassed area for games and picnics close to the car park. Just bring along good food and company!

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

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

Wakerley Great Wood has a range of paths that run through the woodland. 

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