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Explore Wheldrake Woods and Broad Highway Car Park
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Wheldrake Wood is located close to the City of York. It is largely coniferous, growing corsican pine and socts pine as well as larch and some areas of sruce and fir. There are also a great number if individual trees and small stands of oak and birch, as well as a few coniferous rarities such as a giant sequoia.

There is a car park at Hardmoor with many informal footpaths throughout the wood.


What do other visitors say?

Hi,my family and i are looking for somewhere to do a big wild sleepout as part of the RSPBs BigWildSleepout project. We were hoping to find a nice forest to build a den in and stay in over night. Would this be something we could do in Wheldrake wood?

Anonymous, 21/Jun/2016

Please contact our office on 0300 067 4300 for further advice and permission.

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Can you camp in the woods?

Anonymous, 3/May/2016

Camping is not permitted under forestry Commission byelaws.

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Hello, I'm thinking of bringing my horse to hack. Are there marked bridleways and is there plenty of parking for a trailer, many thanks

Diane, 22/Feb/2016

Hi Diane, please contact our district office on 0300 067 4300 for further information. Thanks!

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Last updated: 26th September 2016

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