GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Twigmoor Woods

1 miles (1.5 km)

Enjoy a short stroll around these pretty woods near Scunthorpe. The walking trails take you around the pretty Gull Ponds and past shrubs, conifers and lovely colourful rhododendrons. It's good for wildlife spotting too. Look out for woodpeckers, tree creepers and common warblers. There's a car parking area just north of Greetwell which gives direct access to the footpaths. The woods are located just west of Scawby.
The area has an interesting history. Twigmoor Hall, was the home of Jack Wright, one of Guy Fawkes' co-conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot. Legend has it that the plot was hatched at Twigmoor Hall.
If you would like to continue your walking in the area then you could head to the nearby Messingham Sand Quarry where there are nice footpaths running around a series of lagoons. Also nearby is Laughton Woods with more peaceful woodland trails to try.

Twigmoor Woods Postcode

DN20 9NF - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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

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

Head east into Scawby and visit The Sutton Arms for some post walk refreshments. The pub is based about a mile east of the woods in the centre of the beautiful village of Scawby, and has a large car park to the rear. They are renowned for their home-made food and do most of the ‘pub classics’ - all from scratch. They specialise in real ales, and recently won the CAMRA pub of the season award. There's also a nice garden area where to relax in during the summer months. You can find the pub on 10 West Street with a postcode of DN209AN for your sat navs.

The woods are a great place for dog walking with off the lead areas and a lake for them to cool off in on warm summer days!

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Twigmoor Woods - geograph.org.uk - 13678

Twigmoor Woods. Entrance to the woods from the car park.

The Pond at Twigmoor Woods - geograph.org.uk - 55525

The Pond at Twigmoor Woods. Taken while Geocaching

Twigmoor - geograph.org.uk - 13683

A view of the Woods taken from the path from the car park.

Boardwalk - geograph.org.uk - 13680

Boardwalk. This is the path at the rear of Gull pond in Twigmoor woods

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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