Stanford Wood - Place to Unwind

Stanford Wood

Stanford Wood is a small, peaceful pine wood which contains a small lake which attracts a variety of wildlife and which features water lilies. The footpaths are suitable for all year round use. Stanford Wood is managed by the Forestry Commission.

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

Stanford Wood is found to the south of Stanford Village, on the Southill to Clifton road. Stanford lies on the B658 to the north east of Shefford.
There is a car park at the site with a height restriction of 1.76m.

Start/Finish Point

The site is accessed from the car park.

Access and General Information

Surface Types: You will walk across surface types ranging from hard and firm with no stones larger than 10mm, to grass or uncultivated earth paths with no ruts.
Linear Gradient: None recorded.
Cross Falls: None recorded.
Width Restriction: There are no restrictions less than 1000mm.
Steps: None recorded.
Barriers: None recorded.
Refreshments: There is a pub (The Green Man) in Stanford and shops and cafes in Shefford.
Public Toilets: Located in Shefford.
Picnic Tables: None recorded.
Seats: None recorded.

Map and Further Information

Click here for the map and further information


Stanford Wood is managed by the Forestry Commission. Photograph courtesy of the Forestry Commission. For more information, visit the website: Visit the Forestry Commission website