Q. What about Coronavirus Covid 19. What provisions has Knot Backwoods made?

A. We have a comprehensive Covid policy – viewable here; Covid 19 Safety policy and procedures If you have to isolate or if we have to cancel a session due to Covid 19 we will move your booking.

Q. Will the session go ahead if it is raining?

A. Yes, we always carry on, unless very high and dangerous winds or thunder and lightning. we have plenty of rain cover, but don’t forget to bring your waterproofs. We have to work with our lovely British weather – if it didn’t rain we wouldn’t have all our beautiful trees! If we ever do need to cancel, we will always do our utmost to contact you, which is why it is essential for us to have your up-to-date contact details in advance.

Q. What do I need to bring?

A. You must wear the right clothing and footwear as outlined on our what to bring page.  If you are not wearing the correct footwear and clothing you will not be allowed to participate and you will not be entitled to a refund for the missed session. Please bring a drink of water. We provide all tools and equipment and light refreshment.

Please note that due to the pandemic, we are not currently providing refreshment or snacks, please bring a drink of water and a small snack, such as a biscuit or apple.

Q. How do I find the site?

A. There are instructions on the Location page and there is a link to the Warleigh Point DWT website here and on the booking page and on the resources page. On their website you will find a map. You will be met at the end of the path near car-parking area on your first day. Please note: Do not use postcode and sat nav. It will take you to the wrong location. Use a map. 

Q. Is there public transport.

A. Yes the 42A and 42B bus goes from the city centre via Mannadon and Derriford Hospital to Tamerton Foliot. Then there is a walk of roughly a mile, to the entrance of the wood.

Q. Is there parking available?

A. Yes. There is limited on-road parking at the entrance.

Q.Is  the site wheelchair/pushchair friendly? 

A. Yes. However there are some slight slopes and mud in winter and a kiss gate at the entrance.

Q. Are you a Children’s University venue?

A. We are currently in the process of setting this up. 


Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.