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Belhus Chase

A Woodland Trust wood

Belhus Chase

55.44 ha (137 acres)
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OS map sheets:
Explorer 175
OS Landranger 177
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Features and attractions

  • Parking less than 500m away
  • New wood – less than 10 years old
  • Information on site
  • Ancient trees on site
  • Grassland

A new woodland rich in history, Belhus Chase and neighbouring Gurnett’s Fields are part of the Thames Chase Community Forest, which is transforming the landscape to the east of London. They are also connected to the area’s fascinating heritage as part of the grand Belhus Estate, and the woods’ planting scheme echoes the style of the estate’s Capability Brown landscaping.