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Explore Chambers Farm Wood
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.7/5)

Chambers Farm Nature Reserve is a facinating place for anyone interested in flora and fauna.

Situated on the site of a medieval woodland it contains ancient limes and a wealth of butterflies. A joy for any nature lover at anytime of the year. There is a small car park. 

 Exciting events and activities

Fancy planting some trees, learning about wild food or getting stuck into something crafty?

Walking in the woods

There is plenty to see in the woods so get your walking boots on and get out there. Try a trail or explore further.

Learning at Chambers Farm Wood 

Chambers Farm Wood offers a fantastic place to learn.

Volunteering opportunities

Ever wanted to plant a tree, coppice some hazel or remove a fence?

What do other visitors say?

Hello. Is it best to see the Brown Hairstreaks soon after they emerge ? Have they emerged, yet ? Do you have Marbled White there, please ? Thank you.

John Furse, 21/Jul/2014

Hi John, I have being trying to get you an answer since you posted this and I am not quite their yet! I will send an email now with more info and hopefully we can get it sorted!

Forestry Commission Response
4 Stars 4 Stars

Quick look in the Garden and briefly saw Broad Bodied Chaser before been chased off by a Four-Spot Chaser. In the woods found lots of Straw Dot moths & a Clouded Border. Butterflies seen were 4 White Admirals, marbled White and lots of Large Skippers, Small Skippers, Tortoiseshells, Red Admirals, Small Whites, Meadow Browns & Ringlets. Also saw a Hornet fly past:) Nice afternoon walk, will be back for Hairstreaks:)

Stuart Pike, 4/Jul/2014
4 Stars 4 Stars

I visited the wood today with my sons' dog and was a bit disappointed at the apparent lack of dog 'poo' bins. Perhaps I just missed them. The first thing our dog wants after a car ride is a toilet stop, so I picked up the mess, and then what ? Visitor centre looks good, although it was not open, toilets definitely useful and leaflets available to help you get around. Overall worth a visit.

Dave from Lincoln, 3/May/2014

Hi Dave Thanks for your comment. There is a dog bin at Chambers. It is at the start of the trails just after the car park barrier. I hope you can find it on your next visit.

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What's Here?

  • Dog bin
  • Next to the car park.
  • Dogs
  • Dogs are welcome but please a responsible dog owner.
  • Information
  • At the centre.
  • Parking
  • Near the centre.
  • Picnic
  • Next to the car park.
  • Walking
  • Chambers Farm offers a number of walks from easy access trails to longer country rambles.
  • Toliets
  • At the centre.
More about what's here

Location

OS Grid ref: TF158743

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Contact

Opening & Parking

Parking
Near the centre.

Related documents

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