10.35 ha (25.57 acres)

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Explorer 19

OS Landranger 91

This wood was taken on by the 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 Northwest outposts for the native red squirrel.


  • Parking nearby
  • Public access
  • Spring flowers
  • Broadleaved woodland
Early purple orchids

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Dufton Ghyll Wood - Management plan


Dufton Ghyll Wood Management Plan

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