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Explore Silverhill Wood
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.5/5)

This picturesque woodland with its mixture of broadleaf and conifer trees, open meadows and ponds was formally two colliery sites. 

Through a process of coal washing, engineering, landscaping, fertilising and planting Silverhill Wood has been transformed into a beautiful woodland.

It also boasts the views from the highest point in Nottinghamshire, definitely worth a visit. The viewpoint is marked by an impressive miner's memorial statue.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Its a great place :)

Colin Avison, 25/Jul/2016

Been round the park today and dog poo is a big issue and this me being a dog owner. Why can't people wise up to their responsibilities, pick it up and put it in a bin, it's not difficult!

Dave Barber , 30/May/2016

I'm enquiring about a in memory of plaque for my dad would like to know how to go about it (silverhil) thanks

Anonymous, 14/Aug/2015

Hi Ralph, I will pass your comment onto the site ranger and he will be in touch on hsi return from holiday.

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Last updated: 14th April 2016

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What's Here?

  • Camping
  • Camping and Caravan Club site opposite the wood.
  • Caravan Site
  • There is a Camping and Caravan Club site across the road.
  • Cycling
  • Cycling is allowed on site but there are no designated trails.
  • Horse riding
  • Horse riding is allowed.
  • Information
  • 2 information boards can be found on site.
  • Parking
  • The car park is on Silverhill lane. This is just off the B6014 near the Canarvon Arms pub in Teversal.
  • Picnic
  • Picnic benches can be found near the ponds.
  • Walking
  • There lots of ways round the wood on the forest roads or off road.
  • Viewpoint
  • We host the highest point in Nottinghamshire, enhanced by a lifesize statue of a miner. From here you can see Hardwick Hall, Bolsover Castle, the rolling hills of the Peak District and on a clear day Lincoln Cathedral.
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: SK 471 616

Get directions


Sherwood Forest Community Rangers
0300 067 5443

Opening & Parking

Opening Times:
Car park open during daylight hours.
The car park is on Silverhill lane. This is just off the B6014 near the Canarvon Arms pub in Teversal.

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