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Explore Silverhill Wood
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.8/5)

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.

StargazingStargazing in the forest

Experience stars in the night sky like never before when visiting Silverhill Community Woodland this winter. Boasting the highest point in Nottinghamshire, you'll have panoramic views or the stars. Visit our family-friendly "Why stars matter" trail to bring the night sky to life and become a forest-star!

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

I love this site and I'm interested in taking part in volunteering. Can you help with a contact please?

Sharon Berry, 3/Jan/2017

Hi Sharon, I am happy you like the site. Please get in touch with Seb Tighe re volunteering. seb.tighe@forestry.gov.uk

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

Been up to silver hill this morning and seen a sign about volunteering can you give me more info please

dave Pullen , 27/Nov/2016

Hi Dave, Seb will be in touch shortly via email with more information.

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

Its a great place :)

Colin Avison, 25/Jul/2016
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Last updated: 13th January 2017

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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

Location

OS Grid ref: SK 471 616

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Contact

Sherwood Forest Community Rangers
0300 067 5443
sherwood.fdo@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Opening & Parking

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

Related documents

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