Old Nun Wood

Tawny Owl Derek Lane

Derek Lane

An ancient woodland with colourful displays of wildflowers in the spring


Burnthurst Lane, 2km west of Princethorpe, to the north east of Leamington Spa
CV23 9QA

OS Map Reference

SP 382 708
A static map of Old Nun Wood

Know before you go

76 hectares

Parking information

Park at the junction with Burnthurst and Nun Wood Lane, in layby.

Grazing animals


Walking trails

Some paths get very wet and muddy. 


Footpaths in neighbouring Wappenbury Wood are accessible to all. 


No dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to July

About the reserve

This small part of a larger area of ancient woodland is managed as coppice with standards. An excellent show of wildflowers appears in spring, with some rare sightings of Tawny Owls.

Contact us

Karl Curtis
Contact number: 024 7630 2912
Contact email: enquiries@wkwt.org.uk

Location map