2.28 ha (5.63 acres)

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This small wood is steeped in history and contains one of the oldest trees in England, the 2000-year-old Ankerwycke Yew, as well as the ruins of a 12th-century Benedictine priory, St Mary's. Other features include a magnificent avenue of lime trees and a spectacular display of snowdrops appearing from late January/early February. Access is via a gate located near to Ankerwycke Farm, in Magna Carta Lane, and then simply follow the signs.