12.99 ha (32.10 acres)

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Explorer 267
OS Landranger 117

Nestling in the River Weaver valley alongside the Trent and Mersey Canal, Longacre Wood is typical of the clough woodland that is so characteristic of this part of Cheshire. Shady woodland, grassy rides and a peaceful stream create a tranquil setting for a bracing walk surrounded by flourishing flora and varied wildlife.


  • Public access
  • Grassland
  • Broadleaved woodland
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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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Longacre Wood Management Plan

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