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Dene Park is ninety five hectares of predominantly mixed broadleaf and a small amount of conifer.

It has a large car park and a good sized picnic area.

Please note

There is a height barrier at the main entrance - approx 1.8 metres high.

An important site for moths, dormice and butterflies. 

 

Circular walking route

 

Forest Operations


Timber harvesting operations have now been completed in Dene Park and the car park is now open for use. There are several stacks of timber remaining to be collected, therefore please take care and obey all warning signs. Thank you for your understanding and assistance whilst we carried out harvesting operations in this wood. It is very much appreciated.  

You can find out more about how the Forestry Commission sustainably manages the forest for timber, people and wildlife at http://www.forestry.gov.uk/sustainableforestmanagement

What do other visitors say?

4 Stars 4 Stars

This is a great place for wandering around, but there is a lack of information about the site and its history, and especially no maps or signs, so it's quite easy to become disorientated. Why don't you you post a map of the trails on the website for this location? It would then get 5 stars!

Norman Pickett, 7/Nov/2017
4 Stars 4 Stars

great woodland! amazing for cycling and walking but I would like more signs to show the history of the park and maybe some walking routes and about the wildlife, seen some amazing things here!

barry , 29/Nov/2016
5 Stars 5 Stars

I love this wood, and have been walking here for over 30 years. But I still managed to get very lost yesterday...it needs some basic signage, pleaes

Pat, 26/May/2016
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Last updated: 17th October 2017

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OS Grid ref: TQ 605510

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Kate Harris

0300 067 4465
kate.harris@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk
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