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A beautiful place to visit

We had a wonderful woodland walk. Bluebells and even some crocus were out. Bird feeders have been... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Alice L
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Great walks in well maintained woodland. Also a really good cafe to eat in near the fishing centre... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
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The Sir Joseph Banks Country Park and Woods is an 80 acre site of young woodland and wild flowe meadow situated between West End Road and Old Hammond Beck, just south of Boston. Closer to Boston and near the Witham River we also have Beech Wood and...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Five House Lane | Wyberton, Boston PE20 1SA, England
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+44 1205 365949
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

We had a wonderful woodland walk. Bluebells and even some crocus were out. Bird feeders have been hung up in some trees and bunches of wool etc for nesting birds. Trees are still being planted in new areas. We can't believe the growth since we...More

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BostonWoodsFran, Public Relations Manager at The Boston Woods Trust, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

I am glad you enjoyed your springtime visit. It is a great place to visit regularly to watch the changing seasons.

Reviewed July 5, 2018

Great walks in well maintained woodland. Also a really good cafe to eat in near the fishing centre. Lots of wildlife

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BostonWoodsFran, Public Relations Manager at The Boston Woods Trust, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Thank you for your comments, I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Frances

Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is a pretty walk where you can enjoy nature. There are benches for those who need a break from walking, or just to sit and enjoy the peace. There is also a nearby cafe for coffee, lunch, etc. either before or after your walk.

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Always enjoy coming here with the family for a stroll. Great local spot for nature lovers and dog walkers

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BostonWoodsFran, Public Relations Manager at The Boston Woods Trust, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

It is really looking good in the snow! Glad you enjoy.

Reviewed December 17, 2017

Beautiful place for long walks or short ones, summer, spring and even winter its lovely to visit. Have been many times.

Thank Paul C
BostonWoodsFran, Public Relations Manager at The Boston Woods Trust, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2017

It is a great place to watch the changing seasons - glad you like it.

Reviewed November 9, 2017

Do you want fresh air and gentle exercise? Then you should have a gentle walk in the woodland. After go for a refreshing drink in the nearby cafe.

Thank Geoff B
BostonWoodsFran, Public Relations Manager at The Boston Woods Trust, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

Did you know that our Beech Wood on Fenside Road also offers easy walking, even easier for those in Boston to access fresh country air.

Reviewed November 6, 2017

Taking my Yorkie 'GIGI' for a walk in this area with both woods and open areas is a joy especially during the spring and summer months, the main footpaths are well looked after, you can go 'off-path' along grassy lanes, zigzagging all over the open...More

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BostonWoodsFran, Public Relations Manager at The Boston Woods Trust, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

So pleased you enjoy your visits. It is lovely to watch the changing seasons, and the all-weather paths make it accessible in the winter months.

Reviewed September 18, 2017

Lovely place to walk with or without a dog, clean & genrally unspoilt, can be a bit muddy in places when it's wet but hey it's woodland, lovely in the summer.

Thank steve b
BostonWoodsFran, Public Relations Manager at The Boston Woods Trust, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

So glad you enjoy walking in the woods. There are plenty of all-weather paths for those who prefer to keep their shoes clean whilst providing some grassy paths which other people enjoy - although can get a bit muddy at times.

Reviewed September 13, 2017

I just love the Westgate Woods at Boston and visit most days with our dogs. The Trust beautifully maintains the woods and surrounding park area. The dogs can walk safely off lead. We meet other dog walkers and enjoy sniffs and chats!! Watching the change...More

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BostonWoodsFran, Public Relations Manager at The Boston Woods Trust, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Thank you for becoming a supporter of the Boston Woods Trust. The whole project is dependant on our supporters and volunteers who work so hard to keep improving the woods both at Westgate and Jenny's Wood but also at Beech and Grange Woods on Fenside...More

Reviewed September 2, 2017

First time at Boston Woods with the 2 dogs and granddaughter. Absolutely beautiful. Woodland and open areas. Lots of winding walks and plenty of places to sit on the way. Really clean. People are encouraged to clean up after their dog which makes it very...More

Thank Chris J
BostonWoodsFran, Public Relations Manager at The Boston Woods Trust, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Nice to know new people keep finding out what a little gem we have here. We do appreciate that most visitors are responsible and help to keep the place clean for everyone.

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karenwatson43
April 1, 2018|
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Response from BostonWoodsFran | Property representative |
This will be a great place for the family to visit. The site can be accessed from a circuit of wheelchair friendly paths and dogs are welcome although they should be kept on the lead in the meadow area to protect nesting... More
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Marian R
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Response from BostonWoodsFran | Property representative |
Sir Joseph Bank Country Park stretches Jenny's Wood on West End Road, Wyberton through to Five House Lane, where refreshments are available at the Fisherman's Rest or the Mallard Room. The original part of the Westgate Wood... More
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