Kings Wood

Published on April 06, 2018 05:58 pm


Kings Wood forms part of the remains of an ancient woodland, dating back more than 400 years. Originally owned by the realm, the Earl of Lancaster and the Forestry Commission, it’s now managed by The Woodland Trust.

Starting in the car park just off Pentewan Road (B3272) just after London Apprentice and the Kings Wood restaurant, the area is fantastic at offering something for everyone.

Once you leave the car park on foot, following the main track through, or on the river bank, you can choose to branch off and keep following the river to pick up the Pentewan Leisure Trail or make use one of the wood’s various trails that are narrower, steeper and at times on un-even terrain.

These routes are more challenging but wind their way through the woods and are generally quieter than the main, flatter route.

Plus by going this way you get to see the wilder, less accessible parts of the wood – well worth the climb.

Newsletter Sign-Up

Get the latest news, events and info straight to your inbox.

By signing-up to this newsletter you'll receive monthly updates regarding news, events and promotions specific for the St Austell area.
Your details will never be shared with, or sold to, any third-parties without your consent.
You'll have the option to unsubscribe at any time by following the link at the bottom of any correspondence with us or from your mailist preferences centre.

We use cookies to ensure you get the best possible experience whilst using our website. By continuing to visit you agree to our use of cookies. Learn More