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

Opening hours

West Stow Wood offers 24 hour access, 365 days a year.


How to find us

How to find us
West Stow Wood, Bury Saint Edmunds
Sat Nav Postcode: IP28 6HA
By Car

Join the B1106 towards Bury St Edmunds. Turn right on a sharp left hand bend, signposted West Stow, continue along this road. Turn right into West Stow village. On the edge of the village, bear right.

The car park is a few hundred yards along this track on the left hand side.


OS Grid Ref

52.311334639031, 0.66111643878696

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at West Stow 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?

Contact details

West Stow Wood offers great walking and wildlife watching opportunities for everyone to enjoy

Located on the northern edge of the Lark Valley, West Stow Wood is a diverse woodland with belts of old pine and oak as well as newly planted and mature conifers.

Dale pond supports a variety of wildlife in the area, made special by its incredible diversity of dragonflies. It's also a summer watering hole for many birds!

At a glance

  • 1 walking trail
  • Rich wildlife
  • Picnic area
  • Dogs welcome

Things to do

Walking at West Stow Wood is the perfect way to get outdoors and explore some of the areas most natural landscapes on foot.

The Yellow Walk passes through belts of old pine and oak as well as newly planted and mature conifers.

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