Enjoy the wood

We want you to enjoy Hardings Wood and would ask you for your own safety to take care on the steep paths and to wear stout footware in case you slip or trip.

  • Please keep to established paths and tracks.
  • Please keep your dogs under control and do not allow them to chase animals.
  • Please try not to trample plants

Do please tell us about your experiences, observations and suggestions. Click here to contact us


Warm thanks to Gill Pakenham for allowing us to use her bird photographs and to Steve Povey for the mammals. Other photographs by Francesca Greenoak and others.

Where is Hardings Wood?

From Wigginton: Along the Chesham Road, turn left after the traffic-calming chicane, continue down past the crossroads until you reach the wood entrance in Crawleys Lane.
Click here for a map

How you can help...

If you wish to, you can get involved in any of the following ways:

The Hardings Wood Trust is registered as a Charitable Trust (Registered Charity number 1096325)

Please be aware that Hardings Wood is an ancient wood and that some of the paths are steep. Visitors are advised to have suitable clothing and footwear, and to be aware of all natural hazards—slip, trip, low hanging branches, projecting roots, insects, for example. Take care and enjoy your visit.