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Bacton Wood

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Please note: From the 31st October 2016 there will be Timber harvesting going on in Bacton Wood by the Forestry Commission as part of sympathetic controlled tree management to maintain a healthy wood.

Come and visit Bacton Wood (or Witton Woods as it is also known). Itís a wonderful mosaic of conifer plantation, mixed woodland and open spaces. See if you can identify all 30 species of tree that can be found, some are native and some have been introduced!

Lots of exciting events take place at Bacton Wood throughout the year ranging from conservation work to activities suitable for children. Itís free entry for under 3s (unless otherwise stated). For events, please ensure that children are accompanied by an adult at all times.

Facilities at Bacton Wood include a picnic area, disabled parking bays and an information board.


Halloween Trail - Thursday 27 October. Open from 10am to 12.00 noon

Trail through the woods learning about wildlife, myths and legends of the woods.

£3 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No booking required.

Father Christmas Trail - Sunday 11 December. Open from 10.30am to 12.30pm

Father Christmas Trail through the woods. Meet Father Christmas and his animals with a special present from Father Christmas. See the Siberian Huskies. Please note, dogs must be kept on leads.

£5 per child. Adults free entry. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information please contact the Event Ranger on 07920 576 634 or