23.78 ha (58.76 acres)

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Explorer 219
OS Landranger 139

Himley Plantation dates from the 18th Century and was once part of the Estate of the Earl of Dudley. The main body of the site lies to the south of a railway line and is mature mixed high-forest woodland largely comprising of oak and sycamore.


  • Parking nearby
  • Public access
  • Spring flowers
  • Broadleaved woodland
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Himley Plantation Management Plan

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