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Lake Wood

A Woodland Trust wood

Lake Wood

8.46 ha (20.91 acres)
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OS map sheets:
Explorer 135
OS Landranger 198
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Wood map

Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Local parking difficult
  • Good views
  • Special wildlife interest
  • Well worth a visit
  • Bluebells
  • Ancient woodland – more than 400 years old
  • Spring colour

A magical combination of water and trees gave Lake Wood its name and has inspired generations of visitors. Home to dormice and almost 60 species of bird, including kingfisher and heron. A tunnel cut through rock completes the path around the lake.