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

Opening hours

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

How to find us

How to find us
Germansweek , Beaworthy
Sat Nav Postcode: EX21 5AQ
By Car

Follow the A3079 from Okehampton towards Halwill. Approximately 2 miles before Halwill, at Methrell Cross, turn left following the signs for Germansweek. Proceed straight on at Upcott Cross for 1 mile and the small car park is on the left.

OS Grid Ref

50.744997331642, -4.234631038723

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Witherdon 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?

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Dogs allowed

Contact details

Venture off the beaten track at Witherdon Wood, west of Okehampton

With several well-maintained tracks which provide opportunities for your wanderings, Witherdon Wood is a great forest location for all explorers, runners and meanderers. 

At a glance

Help us protect the forest: no BBQs, fires, or camp stoves
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Things to do

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

Witherdon Wood has a variety of open paths and trails for you to explore.

Nearby forests

Sunlight shining through woodland scenery

Come and walk Northcombe's circular forest road loop, starting from the parking area. The wide tracks with gentle gradients make for easy going walks or rides, with amazing views and lots to explore.

Beech woodland generic

A great location for interesting walks, afternoon runs and enjoy the great outdoors, come and explore Cookworthy Forest's network of tracks and rights of way by foot, horse, or bike.

Conifer forest with looking up at the canopy with younger trees below

Popular with local dog walkers, Holsworthy Woods is made up of two small woodland areas known as Circuit Moor and Northdown.

Shaded walking trail in Stoke Woods, Exeter

Once part of the area’s industrial past, this diverse woodland now supports a wide variety of plant and animal life including some of the UK’s rarest butterfly species. Come and see what you can spot! 


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