54.29 ha (134.15 acres)

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Explorer 174
OS Landranger 177

This patch of arable land is adjacent to Hainault Forest, one of the country's most important historical woodland landscapes dating as far back as 1130. Almost 160 species of bird are known to come here.


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

Dedicate at this wood

This wood is one of more than 50 across the UK where it's possible to dedicate trees, benches or larger areas of woodland. Mark a special occasion or celebrate the life of a loved one with a meaningful gesture that lasts. 

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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.

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