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Gorse Covert Mounds

A Woodland Trust wood

Gorse Covert Mounds

19.59 ha (48.41 acres)
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OS map sheets:
Explorer 276
OS Landranger 109
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Features and attractions

  • Information on site
  • Good views
  • Mixed woodland
  • Well worth a visit
  • Grassland
  • Free car parking at site

This suburban site is a delightful mosaic of mixed woodland, meadows and ponds, and supports an amazing variety of plants and wildlife. Its network of accessible paths allows you to enjoy woodland and waterside walks, and some stunning views from Pestfurlong Hill. On a clear day you can see as far as the West Pennine Moors.