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West Wood

A Woodland Trust wood

West Wood

7.58 ha (18.73 acres)
Grid ref:
OS map sheets:
Explorer 288
OS Landranger 104
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Wood map

Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Parking less than 500m away
  • Bluebells
  • Autumn colour

Once the woodland garden of an imposing Victorian house, West Wood is a fascinating oak wood with lots of quirky secrets to discover. As you explore this hillside woodland, look out for an old walled garden, hidden grottoes, a stone arch a flight of stone steps – some made from millstones, a tennis court and even an outdoor swimming pool complete with islands!