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Ramscombe (Great Wood)

Explore this 600 hectare woodland, a mix of magnificant conifers and ancient oak woods.

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Track up to the woods with high trees on the left.

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Facilities nearby

Toilets, accessible toilet on site. Cafe at entrance to Great Wood (not Forestry England).

Transport and parking

A number of parking locations within Great Wood. Charges apply.


There is level access from the main car park to Ramscombe Picnic Table and from the Event Room car park to accessible toilet. Forest roads and tracks uneven terrain with some slopes.

Great Wood is owned and managed by Forestry England. It is over 600 hectares in size and mixes commercial conifer woodland with broadleaf and open areas providing a mix of habitats ideal for wildlife. There are a number of car parks from which to explore the woods using the great network of bridleways or forest road either on foot, on horse or by bike. In Ramscombe there is family picnic area with wheelchair access, plenty of picnic tables and also dedicated surfaces for BBQs. From here the 2 mile Red Route is great to view the majestic Douglas Firs that tower above the surrounding woodland.

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