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Brandon Wood

A Woodland Welcome wood
Warwickshire

Brandon Wood

Size:
74.12 ha (183.15 acres)
Grid ref:
SP393766
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Brandon Wood lies about 6 km east of Coventry and covers a total area of 178 acres. It was quoted in the Doomsday Book as woodland in 1086 and is now a designated Planted Ancient Woodland Site (PAWS). Since 1981 it has been maintained and improved by voluntary workers from the Friends of Brandon Wood and is now reverting to natural broad-leaved woodland. Nationally, it is the first designated Community Woodland and was purchased from the Forestry Commission in 2000 by the Friends.