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Colerne Park & Monks Wood

A Woodland Trust wood

Colerne Park & Monks Wood

47.48 ha (117.33 acres)
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OS map sheets:
Explorer 156
OS Landranger 173
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Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Local parking difficult
  • Good views
  • Special wildlife interest
  • Well worth a visit
  • Bluebells
  • Ancient woodland – more than 400 years old
  • Grassland
  • Spring colour
  • Autumn colour

A significant tract of ancient woodland with a river running alongside. The wood provides habitats for many species of fauna and avifauna as well as rich ground flora including the scarce Solomon’s Seal and Star of Bethlehem.