Fineshade Wood

Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Fineshade Wood, Corby, Northamptonshire NN17 3BB
Telephone number:
0300 067 4340
Service description:

Enjoy a family adventure at Fineshade Wood with play areas and cycling routes or explore the wildlife and history on foot, before unwinding in the café. Located north of Corby in the Midlands, Fineshade Wood provides a picturesque setting.


Parking charges apply (cash only)

There are 9 disabled car parking spaces at the Woods.

Trails for everyone

Whether you're looking for an easy-going trail for all abilities, to explore the local history, or for a bit of peace and quiet to observe the wildlife. Highway Rat Activity Trail and Gruffolo orienteering trails available.

Disability Access

There is an easy access trail and wildlife hide, as well as toilet and picnic provision and a sensory garden.

Family cycling

Enjoy the family cycling route, or challenge yourself with the blue skills loops.

Somewhere to stay

Groups with public liability insurance can book the youth shelters, which are tucked away in the wood.

There is also a Caravan Club site at Fineshade that is open to members and non-members alike.

Horse Riding Trail

Arrive at the horsebox car park, which is the starting point for the riding trail in Fineshade. The route also links with local bridleways, so that you can explore the wider countryside.

Wildlife watching

Although red kites often soar above, other wildlife can be seen from the wildlife hide, or whilst you're walking.

Grounds Cafe

The Grounds Cafe sells a range of locally-sourced food and drink. Open 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday and

9am – 5pm on weekends

Contemporary artwork is displayed throughout the year in The Arches exhibition space,

Please contact Fineshade Wood directly if you have any queries about their facilities.

Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • No referral needed
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