GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Oxhey Woods

2 miles (3 km)

These peaceful woods near Watford have nice footpaths and a popular sculpture trail to follow. You can park at the Oxhey Woods car park off Oxhey Drive which runs through the centre of the woods. There are lots of trails in the woods but the main attraction is the excellent sculpture trail. Along the 1km trail you will find numerous carved wooden sculptures of the wildlife you can see in the area. Watch the video below to see the pieces being carved.
The woods are also a local nature reserve so look out for a variety of interesting flora and fauna. Plants includes bluebells, anemonesandviolets amongst the ancient woodland. There's also a rhododendron trail running through the southern section of the site near the sculpture trail. Wildlife includes the tiny pipistrelle bat and a variety of woodland birdlife.
The London Loop passes through the wood so there is scope for extending your walk in the area. If you head east the trail will take you to Harrow Weald Common, Bentley Priory Nature Reserve and Stanmore Common. The commons have nice woodland trails, heathland and wildlife including muntjac deer to look out for.

Oxhey Woods Postcode

HA6 3EY - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Oxhey Woods OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Oxhey Woods Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Rhododendron Walk in Oxhey Woods - - 116482

Rhododendron Walk in Oxhey Woods

Oxhey Woods Local Nature Reserve - - 1375334

Oxhey Woods Local Nature Reserve


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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