10.98 ha (27.13 acres)

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Explorer 29
OS Landranger 196

Unusually for the Isle of Wight, most of this wood is high oak forest with downy birch. The storms of 1987 and 1990 have created open sections which are gradually reverting to woodland. A badger sett has been reported and red squirrels are occasionally spotted here.


  • Public access
  • Broadleaved woodland
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A lasting legacy

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