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Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Easy

Trail Waymarking:


Length of trail:

1.5 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

Following a combination of forest roads and tracks this trail takes you to the very centre of the woodland and then back to the info board, taking in the wildlife laden pond on the way.

What do other visitors say?

4 Stars 4 Stars

Great for a dog walk and to take the kids out and about. We entered from the footpath on Angley road but missed the entrance first as it wasn't signposted, could do with an info board there. Would be nice to make it a little more organised trail wise as there are many paths that lead off into private land! definitely a decent walk though!

Adrian Stone, 4/Aug/2014

Hi Adrian, I am not entirely sure where you accessed the wood. There is a info board at the main entrance off the A619. The pdf map on the web page may help too in future. I am currently working on surfacing the muddy path from the layby onto the main track in the wood. This project includes adding a new info panel at the access point. I hope this will aid your enjoyment of the wood.

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What's Here?

  • Dog bin
  • There is a dog bin near the main access gate.
  • Information
  • Is near the start of the trail.
  • Picnic
  • There is a picnic bench near the pond and in the centre of the wood both of which you pass on this trail.
  • Walking
  • Follow the blue waymarkers round the wood on surfaced and unsurfaced paths.
  • Wildlife
  • The hide is used by the Whitwell Wood Natural History Group.
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OS Grid ref: SK527793

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