0.82 ha (2.03 acres)

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Explorer 276
OS Landranger 108

Marshgate Wood is in the Manor Park Industrial Estate in north-east Runcorn. It is a small mature broadleaf woodland a remnant of the former wooded landscape of the Norton Priory estate. Tree species include sycamore oak birch and beech with understorey of holly rowan and yew. Ground flora includes bramble fern bluebell ivy willowherb red campion and nettle. There are no footpaths or formal access points into the wood although a tarmac footpath runs along the south western and southern eastern sides.


  • Public access
  • Broadleaved woodland


Marshgate Wood Management Plan

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