Hill Holt Wood - Following guidance from the Government, Hill Holt Wood remains closed to the public until further notice. This includes closure of our Hive Café. We will continue to serve our community as best we can during the pandemic but do not want to risk anyone becoming unwell. Thank you for your continued support, we will update you when these circumstances change.

Norton Big Wood - This site is now open 7 days per week to the public, using our pedestrian entrance ONLY.

Education & Courses - Please click here for more information regarding January 2021 return of our Study Programme and Referrals. Here you can also view our 16-19 Tuition Fund Statement.

Remote Education Policy - Please click here to view our updated Remote Education Policy. All of our policies can be found at the footer of each page under the 'quick links' section.


Please follow the link below for more information on COVID-19 and how to protect yourselves and others

Your Woodland Community

Walking with Countryside NK

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Survey -

Walking with Countryside NK

We would love your feedback - please fill out our survey using the link below


We hope you're planning on doing some walking in the NK area this Winter. There's nothing like stretching the legs to to get the blood flowing and invigorate yourself in cold fresh air.


If you do get out, would you mind giving us a little feedback? 4 quick questions only. In fact, if you've EVER done one of our walks please give us your feedback using the link below.

Current Events

Seasonal Cycles

Starting March 2021

1st & 3rd Monday Every Month : 11am - 2pm


Encouraging the community to explore the wonders of our natural world by surveying the flora/fauna of our beautiful ancient woodland through the seasons. Spending time in nature is proven to improve mental health and wellbeing and our project gives participants the additional bonus of learning about species, biodiversity and the natural cycles of our planet along the way.

Get Involved:

If you would like to learn more about the project or you're looking to participate, please get in touch by emailing or alternatively call us on 01636 892 836. Whether it's just for 1 day or weeks, we would love to have you involved!

Follow the link below to see some of our highlights from past / ongoing projects.

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Build Your Skills

*Now Fully Booked*

Spread over an 8 week period, our project aims to deliver accredited sustainable construction skills to aid people and our planet. Participants will gain hands-on experience in natural building techniques (including yet not exclusive to) Nordic Log Cabin building, timber framing and sustainable landscaping, alongside completing accredited courses in Straw Bale Building and Reciprocal Framing.

Follow the link below to see recent updates from our blog, documenting the weekly activities of our ‘Build Your Skills’ construction courses.

Get Involved:

Should any places become available and if you would like to learn more about the project, please follow the link below for more details or get in touch by emailing or alternatively call us on 01636 892 836

Latest News

"Hill Holt Wood brings people from all walks of life together. At the heart of this community is a shared appreciation for the beauty of nature"

Funded Project

Our Bright Future

Growing Up Green is part of Our Bright Future, a £33 million programme funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and run by a consortium of eight organisations which is led by The Wildlife Trusts. Our Bright Future aims to tackle three big challenges facing society today – a lack of social cohesion, a lack of opportunities for young people and vulnerability to climate change.

Partnership Working

Countryside NK

On April 1st 2018 we launched COUNTRYSIDE NK, our 10-year partnership with North Kesteven District Council to improve the local area for all to enjoy. We are maintaining clean, green and safe access to the network of walks and other areas to promote active lifestyles.

Click below to find out more and take a look at our complete set of walks.

Hill Holt Wood

Come and see what's going on at your local woodland, we are open to the public every day. Hill Holt Wood is located just off the south-bound A46 dual-carriageway between Lincoln and Newark.


Phone: 01636 892 836

Registered Charity: 1119915

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