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Features & activities
- Broadleaved woodland
- New wood – less than 10 years old
- Information on site
- Way marked trail
- Good views
- Special wildlife interest
- Well worth a visit
- Ancient woodland – more than 400 years old
This tranquil site is a mix of ancient woodland, which cloaks the long, narrow valley of Ridley Gill, and newer planting on former agricultural land where medieval farmsteads once stood. The wood is home to the iconic red squirrel, and is brimming with birdlife.