Hill Holt Wood - From Monday 2nd August 2021 onwards, Hill Holt Wood will be open to the public between the following hours:
Monday to Friday only - 08:30 - 16:00
Hive Café - Our Hive Café will remain closed until further notice. 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. Gates will be open between 10am - 3pm Monday-Friday for vehicle access but pedestrian access is always available
Visit Hill Holt Wood
Site Opening Hours:
Monday - Sunday : 10:00am - 4.00pm - Pedestrian entrance only.
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 3.00pm - Gates open and vehicle parking available
Location for Natural Burials
Our Natural Burials are located at Norton Big Wood. Please see below for directions to the relevant site.
43 acre woodland with multiple walking routes
Free parking and entry
Dogs are welcome
Access to burials plots
How To Find Us
Access by Car
What3words Location: ///ecologist.asks.deprives
For clear directions to the entrance to Hill Holt Wood, please use the what3words location provided above.
Hill Holt Wood can only be accessed from the Southbound side (travelling towards Newark) of the A46 and the turning comes up quickly after the Swinderby junction. The car park in the woodland is free to use but please note that if events are taking place then these cars have priority and you may be asked to park elsewhere in the woods.
From Newark and Lincoln there are several companies who offer taxi services to the woodland. We advise you book the taxi in advance. Please follow the links below to see a list of taxis from your preferred location.
Collingham is the nearest station to Hill Holt Wood with trains usually running every thirty minutes on a weekday. With a lack of pedestrian crossings along the A46, we would recommend booking a taxi in advance to take you from Collingham Station to Hill Holt Wood.
Access by Car
What3words Location: ///likewise.showering.victory
For clear directions to the entrance to Norton Big Wood, please use the what3words location provided above.
Norton Big Wood can be accessed from Wood Lane off the A46. The car park in the woodland is free to use but please note that if events, particularly burials services, are taking place then these cars have priority and you may be asked to park elsewhere.