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Ambrose Copse

A Woodland Trust wood

Ambrose Copse

3.81 ha (9.41 acres)
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OS map sheets:
Explorer 118
OS Landranger 184
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Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Local parking difficult
  • Bluebells
  • Ancient woodland – more than 400 years old
  • Spring colour

Ambrose Copse is a predominantly oak/ash woodland which forms part of the Gutch Common SSSI. The Wood also lies within the Cranbounre Chase and West Wiltshire Downs AONB and is surrounded by a mosaic of farmland and woodland. Ground flora includes bluebells, wild garlic, lesser celandine, wood anemone and dogs mercury. Public access is limited due to the sites remote location and lack of easy parking. There are two entrances from the narrow lane that runs along the northern edge but there are no maintained paths within the wood.