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Wheata Woods

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Wheata Woods is over 600 years old and full of history as well as wildlife. There are a number of bridlepaths and trails to follow plus the northern area of the woodland has the Trans Penine Trail running through it.
There are loads of different trees to spot such as oaks, silver birch, holly and rowan, some of which are pretty old. Bird watchers should look out for redwings, tits, willow warblers and chiffchaffs, plus sparrowhawks, goldcrests and the great spotted woodpecker.
Kids will love exploring this amazing woodland and looking out for the various archaeological spots, which include medieval pits, a millstone quarry, bomb craters, and ancient farm settlements.
If possible, download the online guides for this woodland, including an Archaeological Trail guide full of fascinating facts.
An interesting and beautiful place to take the family and enjoy nature at any time of the year as there is always something new to see.

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Opening hours

Open all year during daylight hours.


Free to visit!

Travel & Contact Information


Woodhead Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 8RS, England

Phone number

0114 2500500



Click here to visit Wheata Woods' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Wheata Woods has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Wheata Woods has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, Wheata Woods is wheelchair friendly.

No, Wheata Woods have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Wheata Woods has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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