4.90 ha (12.11 acres)

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Explorer 278
OS Landranger 110

In season this wood greets you with a carpet of bluebells, ramsons and dog's mercury, with a canopy of oak, sycamore, ash and beech above your head. An old mining area and site of the Husker Pit disaster of 1838. It has a rich historical context.


  • Parking nearby
  • Public access
  • Broadleaved woodland
Dedication bench at Watkins Wood

Dedicate at this wood

This wood is one of more than 50 across the UK where it's possible to dedicate trees, benches or larger areas of woodland. Mark a special occasion or celebrate the life of a loved one with a meaningful gesture that lasts. 

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Nabs Wood Management Plan

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