Reccy Wood and Laurel Farm Wood, Bagworth
Selected Wild Place / Other Wild Places / Public Rights of Way / VC55 boundary
The site begins immediately to the left upon exiting the village of Bagworth. A signposted footpath off Barlestone Road, roughly halfway down the side of the wood, marks an entrance to the woods, with Reccy Wood to the north and Laurel Farm Wood to the south.
Roadside parking is available in Bagworth, a short walk away, but please be mindful of residents and signage.
Bus information can be found here: https://bustimes.org/localities/bagworth
- Public access
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Located just to the southwest of the village of Bagworth, on Barlestone Road, Reccy Wood and Laurel Farm collectively occupy an area of 21.05 acres, and are both broad-leaved woodlands. Laurel Farm is one of 250 woods planted by the Woodland Trust, under the millennium 'Woods on your Doorstep' initiative. The design includes an Oak tree planted within an open area to form a 'Millennium Feature'. Laurel Farm wood provides excellent views to the south and west of the site. Footpaths connect Laurel Farm to Reccy Wood, which is part of the Laurel Farm Wood group, as well as to a the nearby, Centenary Wood and Royal Tigers Wood, some 500 metres to the east.