This ancient oak woodland is a nature reserve supporting birds, small mammals and insects, including rare butterflies and dormice.
There are trails around the woodland, download a map from the website or see the information point by the car park (2 miles from the station).
Open at all times.
* Infrequent M-S buses 308/380 operate from Cuffley station forecourt to Carbone Hill where you can enter Northaw Great Wood, there are no marked stops here. Operated by Arriva.