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Wilmay Copse

A Woodland Trust wood
Fawkham Green

Wilmay Copse

Size:
4.71 ha (11.64 acres)
Grid ref:
TQ582654
OS map sheets:
Explorer 162
OS Landranger 177
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Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Local parking difficult
  • Good views
  • Special wildlife interest
  • Bluebells

Wilmay Copse is north-west of the village of Fawkham Green; situated on a plateau overlooking the Fawkham Valley it is an important feature of the local downland landscape. There is very limited roadside parking along Sun Hill, adjacent to the wood, and 3 entrances, two through gaps in fencing and one up a set of wooden steps. There is a network of paths, none of which is surfaced, and rich flora throughout including spurge laurel, bluebells and dog mercury, indicative of Ancient Woodland.