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St Benedicts Wood

A Woodland Trust wood
St Helens, Merseyside

St Benedicts Wood

Size:
13.18 ha (32.57 acres)
Grid ref:
SJ489929
OS map sheets:
Explorer 275
OS Landranger 108
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Wood map

Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Parking less than 500m away
  • Grassland

This native broadleaf woodland has some wonderful mature specimen trees including oak, horse chestnut, lime, ash, sycamore, alder and Norway maple. There is a large meadow area (previously a cricket pitch) along with an area of new native planting of oak and ash that is establishing well. The site is popular with local people particularly dog walkers and families.