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Tattershall Carrs

A Woodland Trust wood

Tattershall Carrs

29 ha (71.66 acres)
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OS map sheets:
Explorer 261
OS Landranger 122
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Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Parking less than 500m away
  • Ancient trees on site
  • Special wildlife interest
  • Well worth a visit
  • Bluebells
  • Spring colour
  • Autumn colour

Tattershall Carrs forms the last remaining remnants of ancient, wet, alder-dominated woodland that once ringed the margins of the Fens. It also boasts a fascinating history – the wood was part of RAF Woodhall Spa during the Second World War, and was home to the famous 617 ‘Dambusters’ squadron.