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Lumb Brook Valley

A Woodland Trust wood

Lumb Brook Valley

10.44 ha (25.8 acres)
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OS map sheets:
Explorer 276
OS Landranger 109
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Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Parking less than 500m away
  • Special wildlife interest
  • Bluebells
  • Spring colour

Lumb Brook Valley is a delightful site with several distinctive woodland areas including Fords Rough an area of Ancient Semi Natural Woodland, The Dingle with a mix of conifers, broadleaves and a stand of mature beech trees and Julia's Wood which is a young woodland of native broadleaves. There are good displays of bluebells, wild garlic and other wildflowers in the springtime particularly in Fords Rough. The valley has surfaced and well used footpaths linked to the adjacent housing estates and roads.