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Explore Hazelborough Wood
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.4/5)

 Please note that the car park is now open. Timber lorries will continue to use the forest road so please take care and obey all warning signs.

 Hazelborough Wood is an ancient woodland site with both majestic oak and younger conifer plantations. The wood is accessed from the slip road off the A43 Silverstone bypass, as you head towards Northampton.

Are you interested in helping to manage your local woodland? Why not join our volunteers for a day out in the woods? We will provide all hand tools, as well as tea, coffee and plenty of biscuits! All you will need to bring is lunch and a cold drink. You will be helping to manage the woodland by cutting back overgrowing forest rides, so come along and get stuck in! For more information contact Daniel Burns (

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Can you please confirm the position for horse riding in Hazelborough Woods as it is a little unclear.

Anonymous, 4/Nov/2016

Hello, Horse riding is permitted on the hard standing trails but not on the grassy rides, due to the potential damage which could occur and the safety issues which would develop as a result.

Forestry Commission Response
4 Stars 4 Stars

First visit today. Lovely place would be even nicer if people picked up their dog poo.

Claire jones, 1/Aug/2016

Thank-you for your comment, and we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We do not provide dog waste and rubbish bins on site, so we ask owners to pick up their dog's waste and take it home with them when around the visitor centre. We hope you visit the forest again soon.

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5 Stars 5 Stars

My friend Jan introduced me to the most breath taking bluebell carpet today within the wood. Absolutely stunning. Thank you

Elizabeth Chignell, 20/Apr/2016
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Last updated: 17th October 2016

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