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Townsend Wood

A Woodland Trust wood

Townsend Wood

1.03 ha (2.55 acres)
Grid ref:
OS map sheets:
Explorer 226
OS Landranger 154
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Features and attractions

  • Local parking difficult
  • Mixed woodland
  • Well worth a visit
  • Autumn colour

Townsends Wood is an attractive site with several large and unusual trees. It was formerly the ornamental and nursery garden for Charles Townsend, the famous nurseryman and seed merchant, who lived in the neighbouring house ‘Shrublands’.