A walk through this ancient woodland containing some of the best remaining examples of oak wood in Charnwood Forest.

Moth found in Swithland WoodWith rich and varied flora and fauna and also home to a diverse butterfly, moth and bird population. Learn about the historic Swithland slate quarries and how the Wood is managed today.

Departure from:  Swithland South Car Park.
Postcode LE12 8TN.
Duration – approx. 2 – 2 ½ hours.

Minimum Age is 14

Please be aware, we have volunteer photographers who record events on behalf of the Park, the images may be used for Park Archives and for future marketing purposes for example via our website and social media.

Parking is not included this is £4 pay and display at Hallgates and £1 at Swithland Wood South

Dogs are welcome on leads.

This walk will involve walking over uneven and potentially weather affected ground, it will take place irrespective of weather conditions. Appropriate clothing and footwear are therefore recommended.

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Contact the Visitor Centre on 0116 236 2713 extension 25 between 11.00 and 15.30 to see if there are any cancellations or check the website for other events of a similar nature.