image for Forest or Woodland item typeWilstead Wood - Place to Unwind at Wilstead

Forest or Woodland

Wilstead Wood - Place to Unwind

Wilstead Wood - Place to Unwind


Cotton End Road,
MK45 3BX


Wilstead Wood is an attractive site which is being gradually restored to native woodland under 'The Ancient Woodland Project'. Wilstead Wood is managed by the Forestry Commission.

Start Point: The site is accessed from the track leading off of Cotton End Road. Start Nat GR TL 073429.

How to get there by car/parking: Wilstead Wood lies to the south of Cotton End Road in the village of Wilstead. Wilstead is accessible either from the A6 or the A600 to the south of Bedford. There is on road parking in Cotton End Road. Please park thoughtfully.


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Map reference: TL 066436  Lat: 52.08049 Long: -0.44581

Wilstead is located a few miles south of Bedford on the A6 Bedford to Luton Road, and can be accessed from the A600 Bedford to Hitchin Road near to the village of Cotton End.

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Kempston Hardwick station