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

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?

4 Stars 4 Stars

Lovely wood with some really nice walks. Sadly let down a little by some fellow dog walkers not clearing up after their dogs (there is absolutely no excuse for this whatsoever, I clear up after all mine easily enough, a bin is provided and there are plenty of products available on the market to carry used poop bags such as Dicky bags and Bogg bags) and a minority of dog walkers allowing their off leash dogs to run up to on leash dogs (a leashed dog is leashed for a reason and nobody should EVER allow an unleashed dog to run up uninvited). We are very fortunate to have access to this beautiful area to walk our dogs in free of charge, free toilets and free parking, fellow dog walkers please try to be considerate and responsible with your pets so we are all able to enjoy this privilege for years to come.

Rachel Westbury, 27/Jan/2018

Are we allowed to hack on horses around the paths ?

Sophie, 8/Sep/2017

Hi Sophie you can ride at Chambers Farm Wood but you will require a Sherwood and East Midlands Horse Riding Discovery Pass which can be purchased online here https://boxoffice.forestry.gov.uk/memberships. Access at Chambers on horseback is restricted to the stone roads throughout the wood.

Forestry Commission Response

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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Last updated: 5th November 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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