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


Please see Hill Holt Wood’s updated statement on the proposed meat rendering plant by Lincoln Proteins Ltd, Folly Lane, Norton Disney, Lincoln, using the link below. Hill Holt Wood are strongly opposing the above-mentioned proposal for a number of reasons.

If you would like to comment on the application and review the associated documents / drawings, please do so using the link to NKDC Planning Online. The reference number for the application is 21/0428/CCC.

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Your Woodland Community

Welcome to Hill Holt Wood

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. We are proud to be an award winning woodland social enterprise with charitable status, working with the local community to create a better environment, providing employment and reaching out to those in need.

To find out more about us, what we do and where we are, please follow the links above.

  • Study Programme

    Enrolment for our 2021 Study Programme is now open. Follow the link below to find out more about what we offer, and how to enroll.

  • Seasonal Cycles

    Explore the wonders of our natural world by surveying the flora/fauna of our beautiful ancient woodland through the seasons.

  • Coppice Crafts

    Are you a male between 25 - 59? Learn green woodworking skills and find peace in the natural world.

Latest News

  • Countryside NK

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

  • Firewood Sales

    Did you know Hill Holt Wood sells Firewood from locally sourced, sustainably managed woodlands?

"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"

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.

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 (subject to Covid restrictions). 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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