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Explore Stapleford Woods
(Average user rating: 4 unrated 3.9/5)

The place for a peaceful walk which plays host to a large number of exotic trees. 

A surfaced trail is available from the main car park and picnic site.

White Trail
  • Easy
This surfaced easy access trail meanders through some interesting woodland.

What do other visitors say?

Hi do they do archery in the woods?

Sean, 5/Oct/2016

Hi, we don't have archery here at Stapleford wood but we do have archery clubs in a few of our other woodlands. If you wold like more details please check out the National Field Archery Association website.

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are the surfaced trails suitable for cycling please1

alison pacey, 2/Sep/2016

There is only one surfaced trail in Stapleford Wood which is the White walking trail and not a cycling trail. There are several forest roads in the woodland for the purposes of timber haulage which the public are able to walk and cycle on, however these are maintained for forestry purposes only.

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Could i bring my little family camping

Alicia lopez , 22/Aug/2016

Hi Alicia, I am sorry but we don't allow camping in the forest.

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Last updated: 14th April 2016

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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • No official trails but bikes are welcome.
  • Information
  • Information board is in the car park near the start of the trail.
  • Orienteering
  • Map available from local orienteering club.
  • Parking
  • Free parking in the car park off Stapleford Lane/Coddington Lane.
  • Picnic
  • Is in the car park.
  • Walking
  • An easy access trail starting in the car park.
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: SK857 561

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Opening & Parking

Free parking in the car park off Stapleford Lane/Coddington Lane.

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.