Old Wood, Skellingthorpe

  • A Woodland Trust wood
  • Skellingthorpe
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This woods management plan is currently under consultation

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The Management Plan for this site is currently under review. All our management plans are periodically reviewed. A management plan review does not necessarily mean there will be any noticeable difference in our approach to management on site. If you wish to comment on the management plan then please do so by the deadline of 09 June 2016.

You can submit your comments either via: woodlandoperations@woodlandtrust.org.uk or by post to: The Woodland Operations Department, The Woodland Trust, Kempton Way, Grantham, NG31 6LL. Please remember to quote the name of the woodland you are commenting on in your correspondence.

Features & activities

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Local parking difficult
  • Information on site
  • Mixed woodland
  • Special wildlife interest
  • Well worth a visit
  • Bluebells
  • Spring colour
  • Autumn colour
This beautiful ancient woodland is rich in native oak, lime and hazel and in spring the woodland floor is carpeted with wildflowers including bluebell, orchid and lily-of-the-valley. It also has a fascinating history, having once been a haunt of the Vikings. A circular cycle track within the wood links to the SUSTRANS National Cycle Network, Route 64, making this a great destination for cyclists.

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