A 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.

Departure from: Hallgates Car Park.
Postcode LE7 7HQ
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 the ticket price.

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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