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Merry Hill

A Woodland Trust wood

Merry Hill

75.8 ha (187.31 acres)
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OS map sheets:
Explorer 173
OS Landranger 176
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Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Parking less than 500m away
  • Local parking difficult
  • Information on site
  • Good views
  • Well worth a visit
  • Grassland

Merry Hill is a superb 76 hectare wooded habitat on the outskirts of London, close to the historic town of Watford. It contains a delightful mix of old trees, newly planted woodland and orchard, a stream and vast open meadows that stretch across the scenic and peaceful Hertfordshire countryside.