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Stour Wood

A Woodland Trust wood

Stour Wood

54 ha (133.44 acres)
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OS map sheets:
Explorer 197
OS Landranger 168
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Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Good views
  • Special wildlife interest
  • Well worth a visit
  • Bluebells
  • Spring colour
  • Free car parking at site

Set in the heart of Constable country, Stour is a traditional chestnut coppice woodland dating back to at least 1675. It is the only place in Essex where woodland leads naturally to saltmarsh – a great place to spot wading birds. Dormice are also in residence.