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Explore Chambers Farm Wood
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.8/5)

Colour rating today: turned golden turned golden

Feel good this autumn with activity sheets, forest trails and our mindfulness guide.

Chambers Farm Nature Reserve is a facinating place for anyone interested in flora and fauna.

Situated on the site of a medieval woodland it contains ancient limes and a wealth of butterflies. A joy for any nature lover at anytime of the year. There is a small car park. 

 Exciting events and activities

Fancy planting some trees, learning about wild food or getting stuck into something crafty?

Stargazing in the forest

Experience stars in the night sky like never before when visiting Chambers Farm Wood this winter. Download your beginner's guide to stargazing, then visit our family-friendly "Why stars matter" trail to bring the night sky to life and become a forest-star!

Walking in the woods

There is plenty to see in the woods so get your walking boots on and get out there. Try a trail or explore further.

Learning at Chambers Farm Wood 

Chambers Farm Wood offers a fantastic place to learn.

Volunteering opportunities

Ever wanted to plant a tree, coppice some hazel or remove a fence?

What do other visitors say?

When is the best time and where is the best place to see orchids in Chambers farm wood?

Sylvia, 27/Jun/2017

Hi Sylvia, I have spoken to the forester for the area and he said try Willingham Woods. It stands out for him as a better location.

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Hello, when is the best time to see the toads please.

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Hayley, 2/Feb/2017

Hi Hayley, I would suggest Spring is a good time to see them when they come out of their dormant winter period and head towards ponds to mate. Check out http://www.froglife.org/info-advice/frogs-and-toads-behaviour/ for more information.

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5 Stars 5 Stars

I had the most wonderful afternoon on 26th Oct 16 with my 4 Grand children and daughter. So nice to be in an English woodland after living in Spain for 15 years, the smell, peacefulness, and fantastic autumn colours was out of this world. Would like to know how big the woodland is in acres?

Peggy Dann, 27/Oct/2016

Hi Peggy, I am glad to hear you enjoyed your recent trip to Chambers Wood. The woodland is 348 hectares in size.

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Last updated: 22nd September 2017

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What's Here?

  • Dog bin
  • Next to the car park.
  • Dogs
  • Dogs are welcome but please be a responsible dog owner.
  • Information
  • At the centre.
  • Parking
  • Near the centre.
  • Picnic
  • Next to the car park.
  • Walking
  • Chambers Farm offers a number of walks from easy access trails to longer country rambles.
More about what's here

Location

OS Grid ref: TF158743
Postcode: LN8 5QB

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Contact

Opening & Parking

Parking
Near the centre.

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