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

With 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.

Meeting  point: Hallgates Car Park (LE7 7HQ)

Price: £7.50 per person. 

Minimum age: 14 years +

Parking: Please park in our Hallgates car park, which is Pay & Display. Our Pay & Display machines take card and coins. Please note that parking is not included in ticket price. 

Please note: 

  • Well behaved dogs on leads are very welcome
  • The walk will involve walking over uneven and potentially weather affected ground. Therefore, please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. 
  • The walk will take place irrespective of weather - please come prepared for rain!

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This walk has been kindly supported by The Tree Council.

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Swithland Woods Walk 9th November 2024

Swithland Woods Walk 9th November 2024

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