Whitwell Wood

Visitor information

Located near Worksop, Whitwell Wood is a broad-leaved woodland that covers 171 hectares

The wood has a very high nature conservation status and it is has a wide range of flora including over 20 species that are indicators of ancient woodland. There are also numerous features of archaeological interest.

Visit the wood to discover the Ginny Spring Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). It has been designated for its rich flora including some species rare in Derbyshire.


At a glance

  • 3 walking trails
  • Picnic area

Things to do

Following a combination of forest roads and tracks, this trail takes you to the very centre of the woodland and then back to the info board, taking in the wildlife-laden pond on...

This is the longest of three walks which take you round this fascinating woodland.

Whitwell is rich in flora and fauna and there's something to see all year round.

An ideal gentle stroll to help you unwind, this short loop takes you to the pond and back to the info point. Keep your eyes peeled for a variety of woodland birds.

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