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Visiting Fermyn Woods Country Park

Opening times

Fermyn Woods Country Park is open all day, every day with free admission. However, the cafe and toilets have separate opening times.

Location and contact details



Fermyn Woods Country Park
Lyveden Road
NN14 3HS

Contact us

Telephone: 0300 126 5933

Email: [email protected]


By car

Follow the brown and white signs off the A6116 - Brigstock bypass.

By bus

There are regular bus services to and from Brigstock village, which is approximately a quarter of a mile from the park entrance.

Find bus timetables.

By bicycle

There is a designated cycle route from Corby to Brigstock village and the country park.

Parking costs and passes

Parking at Fermyn Woods Country Park costs:

  • £3.20 for up to 4 hours
  • £5.20 for up to 8 hours
  • £7.20 for up to 12 hours

There is one pay point near the cafe - it takes coin or card.

Read more about parking costs and passes.

Height barriers are in place. Coach access by arrangement, fee applies. Contact the park for details.

Parking is always available but not in all areas of the park.

Parks and Woodlands Coach Parking Information

There is limited parking for coaches in our country parks and woodlands.

Anything larger than an 18-seater is classed as a coach.

Please email [email protected] in advance to either book a coach parking space or to discuss a suitable drop off area.

Toilet opening times

The toilets are open every day except Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Opening times are:

  • April to October: 9am to 4:30pm
  • November to March: 9am to 4pm

Facilities include:

  • disabled toilet
  • baby changing area

Skylark cafe

Time of yearWeekdaysWeekends
2 January to end of February10:30am to 3pm10:30am to 4pm
March to October10:30am to 4pm10:30am to 4:30pm
November to 23 December10:30am to 3pm10:30am to 4pm
24 December to 1 JanuaryClosedClosed


BBQs are currently banned due to the risk of fire.

Dog walking

We provide a pleasant dog friendly environment with areas where your dog is allowed off a lead (under control). Dogs are not permitted in the play area.

We provide dog bins in several places that are easily accessible.

Outdoor shelter for hire

Our open sided wooden shelter at Fermyn Woods Country Park is available to hire for £10 per hour. The shelter is suitable for parties, schools events and groups.

Visit the meeting rooms page for more information.

​Access for all

Everyone, irrespective of age, ability or background, should feel welcome at our country parks and have an equal opportunity to discover, enjoy and benefit from them.

The Skylark Trail is an easy access path, hard surfaced with seats or resting points every 200 metres and with gradients less than 1:20. The Woodland and Forest walks are a mixture of hard-surfaced and soft tracks with some gradients of 1:10.

Blue Badge holder parking is available situated near to accessible toilets. Pay and display charges apply.

Last updated 27 June 2023