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Explore Bourne Woods
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.5/5)

Latest News (09/10/2016 13:51)

PLEASE NOTE: The Bourne Harriers are holding a race in the woods on Sunday 30th October, with over 100 runners. The woods and car park will be much busier than usual, as a result of this event.

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?

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

Why were the children's play items removed? Why aren't there any dog mess bins at the entrance or exits?

Anonymous, 11/Apr/2015

The play area was dismantled bit by bit, as the items in it became too old and unsafe. The last one was removed several years ago. We do not provide dog mess bins in any of our woods, but ask people to either "stick and flick", or take it home. There are notices to this effect in the woods.

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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
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OS Grid ref: TF 075201

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