16.51 ha (40.80 acres)

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Explorer 171

OS Landranger 175

The wood is dominated by mature beech pedunculate oak ash trees and sessile oak. Also hazel holly field maple rowan wild cherry all present. There are several uncommon species such as birds nest orchid and narrow-lipped hellebore.


  • Parking nearby
  • Public access
  • Broadleaved woodland
Dedication bench at Watkins Wood

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Harpsden & Peveril Woods - Management plan


Harpsden & Peveril Woods Management Plan

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