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Danish shelters in Fermyn Woods, Northants FD

Fermyn Woods are ancient woodlands containing semi-natural oak and ash woods, along with conifer plantations. The woods were managed as coppices for many centuries. They contain two walking trails, a horse riding trail and three Danish Shelters for overnight camping of groups.

In front of Fermyn Wood is the Northamptonshire County Council managed  Country Park, which includes a former ironstone quarry. The Country Park has a large pay and display car park, visitor centre and toilets. Refreshments are available when the Visitor Centre is open. The waymarked trails, including an all-ability access route, leave from the visitor centre.  The wood has been mapped for orienteering, and leaflets are available from the visitor centre.

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Please email us at sherwood.fdo@forestry.gsi.gov.uk if you have an enquiry or would like a reply to your comments.

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Last updated: 11th July 2016

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What's Here?

  • Arts
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Cycling
  • Horse riding
  • Orienteering
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Picnic
  • Play area
  • Walking
  • Toliets
  • Visitor centre
  • The Visitor Centre is open most days and is managed by Northamptonshire County Council.
More about what's here

Location

OS Grid ref: SP953849
Postcode: NN14 3HS

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Contact

Central District Office

0300 067 4340
sherwood.fdo@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk

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