4.81 ha (11.89 acres)

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Explorer 290
OS Landranger 105

A broadleaf wood that likely began life as the wooded gardens of a stately house. A Victorian lime avenue shelters an attractive walk over hard surfaced footpaths through the centre of the wood. Good for bird and wildlife and spring flora.


  • Public access
  • Broadleaved woodland
Dedication bench at Watkins Wood

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Knavesmire Wood Management Plan

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