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

Opening hours

Read our visitor information regarding coronavirus

Open everyday at 8am except Christmas Day.

Closing time at sunset:

25 October 2019 to 27 February 2020 – 5pm

28 February 2020 to 26 March 2020 - 6pm

27 March 2020 to 2 April 2020 – 7pm

3 April 2020 to 10 September 2020 – 8pm

11 September 2020 to 24 September 2020– 7pm

25 September 2020 to 22 October 2020 – 6pm

22 October 2020 to 25 February 2020 – 5pm

How to find us

How to find us
Upper Icknield Way, Aston Clinton, Aylesbury
Sat Nav Postcode: HP22 5NQ
By Car

From Wendover - take the B4009 towards Tring, take the right hand turn approximately one mile north of RAF Halton, signposted Wendover Woods and St Leonards.  The main entrance will be found on the right. 

From the A41 - take the Wendover exit and take the B4009 towards Aston Clinton.  Take the first left towards Wendover.  After approximately half a mile take a left turn signposted Wendover Woods and St Leonards.  

By Public Transport

Local buses will take you as far as Halton. Chiltern Line runs a regular service to Wendover from Marylebone train station.

OS Grid Ref
SP 890 090

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Parking and prices

Pay before you leave at the Paystations next to the Information Point.

Card and cash payments accepted. 

Effortlessly pay for your parking using the Glide app. Download the Glide app at home, from the App Store or Google Play, and register your details. When you are ready to leave, open the app and tap ‘Pay Now’. Once you have touched ‘Pay Now’ on the app, you have 15 minutes to leave the car park. Alternatively you can set your app to pay automatically so simply leave the car park and your parking fee will be paid automatically via your Glide account. For more information about the Glide app visit:

Our Discovery Pass are priced at £62.

Parking Charges

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Up to 2 hours £2.50
Up to 4 hours £4.80
Over 4 hours £9.00

Additional Information

Regular visitors can save money by becoming a Member - Find out more about our membership offer
Number of accessible parking spaces: 25
Card payments accepted

Facilities and access

Wendover Woods is a bin free site. We do not have the resources to remove rubbish as soon as it’s deposited and this leads to an increase in vermin and pests like rats, wasps, crows and glis glis. Please take your litter home with you.

Please keep dogs on a lead in the car park.

The Changing Places facility is located on the side of the information point building. This building is approximately 100m from the accessible car parking spaces. Please ask at the Information Point window and our staff will be able to provide access to the facility. The facility includes a H frame hoist system (sling not provided), adult size moveable, height adjustable changing bed with folding sides, height adjustable sink, toilet with grab rails and support, moveable screen, non slip floor, wide tear paper and large waste bin.

For more information on planning your visit, take a look at our accessibility information:

Accessible play trail
Accessible toilet
Assistant dogs welcome
Baby changing facilities
Bike lock-up facilities
Changing places facilities
Dogs allowed
Information point
Picnic area
Play Area

Contact details

Situated in the beautiful surroundings of the Chilterns, Wendover Woods is home stunning trails, Go Ape and picturesque views

Explore the beautiful Chilterns landscape at Wendover Woods with stunning views across the Chiltern Hills. There’s something for everyone with a wide range of ways to spend your day.

If you're feeling energetic, why not try Go-Ape Tree Top Adventure, Gruffalo orienteering, our fitness trail assault course or our brand new play trail. Or relax in the woods with a stroll on one of our walks; you may even encounter an ancient monument. There are plenty of places to pause and admire the view or enjoy a picnic.

We’ve been improving the visitor facilities. The redevelopment is now complete and the centre piece is our brand new visitor hub building.  You’ll find the new Wendover Woods cafe, children’s play area, interpretation and toilets here. The layout has been designed to accommodate more visitors including a larger car park and brand new exit road.

The new Wendover Woods Café offers hot and cold food and drinks and is situated in the British larch clad Visitor Hub with fantastic views across the forest and the Chilterns.

Young and old can enjoy our new all ability play trail, which runs in an approximately 1 mile loop from the Visitor Hub and includes play features along the way.

Find out more

At a glance

  • 4 walking trails 
  • Juniper cycle trail
  • 3 running routes
  • Fitness trail 
  • Horse riding 
  • Orienteering trails 
  • Go Ape
  • Nordic Walking 
  • Play area 
  • Picnic Area and barbecues
  • Café
  • Dogs welcome
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