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Danish shelters in Fermyn Woods, Northants FD

The Fermyn Woods are ancient woodlands, comprising predominantly oak and ash, along with some conifer plantations. They benefit from two walking trails, a horse riding trail and three Danish Shelters for overnight camping of groups.

Just south 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, several play areas and toilets. Refreshments are available from the on-site cafe when the Visitor Centre is open. The waymarked trails leave from the visitor centre.  The wood has been mapped for orienteering, and leaflets are available from the visitor centre.

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Last updated: 21st March 2018

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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.
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OS Grid ref: SP953849
Postcode: NN14 3HS

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