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Explore Morkery Wood
(Average user rating: 5 unrated 4.7/5)

Morkery is a small, peaceful, ancient woodland which was used as an ammunition and bomb store during the Second World War (it was RAF South Witham). The network of hard tracks provides good all year round access for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. A small car park is provided, the access road to which has recently been resurfaced.

What do other visitors say?

4 Stars 4 Stars

We love walking here. Plea to all dog walkers if your dog goes to the toilet on the path then get a stick and flick it to the side, it will be sorted by the other animals & insects that form our eco system and not end up on shoes, in cars etc!! Not difficult to do folks! Don't leave it hanging in bags...remember stick & flick 👍

Responsible Dog Walkers, 13/Jan/2017
5 Stars 5 Stars

My first visit was over 40years ago now we have Grandchildren we have taken to visiting with tham.

Great for taking Children round, pity about the dog dirt

Mike, 5/Jan/2017

Hi, do you need a parking permit to bring a horse trailer to ride in the woods?

Anonymous, 4/May/2016

No, you can bring a horse trailer to the woods, but please park so that you leave space for others. Thank you.

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Last updated: 10th August 2017

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What's Here?

  • Arts
  • Picnic
  • Play area
  • Cycling
  • The concrete runways make for excellent all-weather cycle routes.
  • Horse riding
  • Horse riding is welcome in Twford Wood, but grassy rides and tracks may be very wet.
  • Walking
  • You are free to enjoy walking along the World War II runways and feeder roads throughout the wood.
More about what's here

Location

OS Grid ref: SK 962190

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Contact

Central District Office

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