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Explore Bourne Woods
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.2/5)

Bourne Wood is a quiet ancient woodland with mixed conifers and semi-natural broadleaf trees. There is a car park and picnic area - however, please be aware that there are NO TOILETS at this site. Visitors can walk up to the ponds where kingfishers and herons can often be seen. The Friends of Bourne Wood organise regular events throughout the year.

What do other visitors say?

Please can you tell me whether we are allowed to ride our horses around Bourne woods? Thankyou

Georgie, 23/Nov/2016

Yes, horse riding is permitted in Bourne Woods, but only on the surfaced roads, not on the grass rides.

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

Bourne Woods is fantastic for a walk, jog, walk walk or a set of hill spirits :)

Paths are rustic and facilities are minimal, however the most important part is the fresh air and wildlife which are in abundance.

The forestry team do an excellent job as do Friends of Bourne Woods.

Runner84, 14/Feb/2016
4 Stars 4 Stars

enjoyable walk today esp on hearing the cuckoo. Would be good to have markers for each trail.

Only 4 stars due to no loo

Lorna, 2/May/2015
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Please email us at sherwood.fdo@forestry.gsi.gov.uk if you have an enquiry, a complaint or would like a personal reply to your comments.

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Last updated: 9th October 2016

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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Horse riding
  • Parking
  • Walking
  • Picnic
  • Please note there are NO TOILETS at this site
More about what's here

Location

OS Grid ref: TF 075201

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Contact

Central District Office

0300 067 4340
sherwood.fdo@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk

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