The Scalpcliffe Woods nature reserve is open to the public for recreation purposes, as a local nature reserve certain activities are prohibited and the site is subject to bye-laws. Access to Scalpcliffe Woods 1). Stapenhill Road, next to ‘Rider House Care Home’ via kissing gate. 2). Top of Elms Road after all the houses on the right hand side via a kissing gate. A new group has been formed named ‘Friends of Scalpcliffe Woods’ and their aim is to protect, enhance and maintain the site and they can be contacted at email@example.com.