Plummers Wood - Place to Unwind

Plummers Wood

Plummers Wood was created as part of the Woodland Trusts 'Woods On Your Doorstep' initiative and is one of 200 sites planted to celebrate the Millennium. A public bridleway runs through the site which includes wild plum trees, possibly giving rise to its name.

How To Get There By Public Transport

BY BUS: Telephone Bedfordshire Bus Information Line : 01234 228337, 8.30am – 5pm open 5 days a week or Travel Line 0870 6082608.
BY TRAIN: For timetable information, please telephone National Rail Enquiries 08457 484950.
Click here for the National Rail Enquiries website

How To Get There By Car

Plummers Wood lies on Plummers Lane to the south of the village of Haynes. Haynes is on the A600, about 8 miles south east of Bedford.
There is limited off road parking in Haynes. Please park thoughtfully.

Start/Finish Point

The wood is accessed from Plummers Lane.

Access and General Information

Surface Types: You can expect to walk across grass or uncultivated earth paths.
Linear Gradient: The steepest linear gradient is 1:6-1:9. There are also gradients of 1:14-1:17 and of 1:18 or less. The whole site is situated on a slope.
Cross Falls: The steepest cross falls are of 1:26 or less.
Width Restriction: There is no restriction less than 1000mm.
None recorded.
Barriers: None recorded.
None recorded.
Public Toilets: None recorded.
Picnic Tables: None on route.
There is a seat near to where the paths on the suggested route on the Welcome Board cross over.

Map and Further Information

Click here for the map and further information


Plummers Wood is one of over 1,000 woods across the UK owned by the Woodland Trust. For more information, visit the website: Visit the Woodland Trust website