What is ancient woodland?

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2016 Video 2:01

Watch our video explaining what ancient woodland is and how it offers a unique glimpse into the lives of our ancestors.

Ancient woodland has been around for centuries and supports some of our richest and most precious wildlife habitats. These areas which have been undisturbed for hundreds of years are often home to rare wildlife and sensitive woodland plants and each unique woodland offers us a glimpse into the lives of our ancestors.