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

Activities at Wakerley Great Wood

Wakerley picnic
Picnics at Wakerley Great Wood
Bark in the Dark
Walking at Wakerley Great Wood

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Family on bike ride on forest path

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With walking trails, orienteering routes, several play areas and a cafe, you will not be short of things to do. If you keep an eye out you'll spot hidden treasures all over, from red kites to deer.

The Visitor Centre is open most days and is managed by Northamptonshire County Council.

Bourne wood flowers

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Come and recharge your batteries with a woodland stroll or find your way to the ponds where kingfishers and herons can be seen.

If you're looking for peace and quiet, you can't go wrong with a day trip to Bourne Wood.

Wooden hut in Salcey forest clearing

This magnificent woodland has many miles of ancient wood banks, building remains and ancient trees. The 'druids', or veteran oaks, are rare and amazing wildlife habitats, and some of the old oaks are over 600 years old. See what you can spot on your visit to the medieval royal hunting forest.

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