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Smithills Estate

A Woodland Trust wood

Smithills Estate

685.61 ha (1694.18 acres)
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The iconic Smithills Estate is the largest site ever acquired in England by the Woodland Trust. Steeped in history and shadowed by the famous Winter Hill TV mast, it’s a rich mosaic of woodland, grassland, moorland and bog habitats.

Many features are in need of restoration but this is still a wonderful place to visit, and over the next few years the Trust will preserve and enhance the iconic landscape for the benefit of people and wildlife.