10.35 ha (25.57 acres)

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Explorer 19
OS Landranger 91

This wood was taken on by the Woodland Trust in 1980. A replanting programme has seen the surviving mature beech, oak, sycamore, sweet chestnut and elm complemented by young native broadleaves. It is one of the few remaining north-west outposts for the native red squirrel.


  • Parking nearby
  • Public access
  • Spring flowers
  • Broadleaved woodland
Early purple orchid with blurred background

A lasting legacy

This wood is just one of many to have been protected by gifts in wills, securing it for generations to come. Your legacy gift could also make a real difference to woods, trees and wildlife.

Learn what your gift could mean


Dufton Ghyll Wood Management Plan

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