25.88 ha (63.95 acres)

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The local nature reserve and ancient woodland at Great Wood is at least 400 years old, is the largest in Tameside and was once a part of the Longdendale Forest. Oak is the dominant tree but the woodland also consists of birch, alder, beech, willow, hazel and holly. It supports a wide range of birdlife, invertebrates and amphibians.