Bunny Old Wood (West)

Chris Terrell-Nield
Chris Terrell-Nield
02 Ivy at Bunny Old Wood NottsWT cpt Al Greer

 © Al Greer

Large white butterfly NottsWT cpt Sean Browne

 © Sean Browne

An ancient coppiced woodland, referred to in the Domesday Book


Loughborough Road
NG11 6QQ
A static map of Bunny Old Wood (West)

Know before you go

16 hectares

Entry fee

Free access

Parking information

There is limited parking available to the right of the main gates. Please keep the gates clear.

Walking trails

A waymarked route of numbered posts has been developed and a separate trail guide is available from the dispenser at the car park


Access to the reserve is open at all times. There are various routes around the reserve and visitors are advised to keep to the marked tracks. Contact the Trust for more information.


On a lead

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

Seasonal highlights include bluebells in spring, and wood anemones and butterflies in Summer

About the reserve

Bunny Wood is referred to in the Domesday Book and was probably used by Saxon settlers as a source of wood. In 1487, Henry VII and his army camped nearby on their way to the Battle of East Stoke. Coppiced ash is very common here and field maple is widespread. Great and lesser spotted woodpeckers are amongst the 50 bird species recorded.

Contact us

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 0115 958 8242
Contact email: info@nottswt.co.uk

Environmental designation

Local Wildlife Site (LWS)