13.59 ha (33.58 acres)

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Explorer 30
OS Landranger 99

This woodland sits immediately to the north and west of the small village of Preston-under-Scar, forming an important landscape backdrop to the village. It is a designated ancient semi-natural woodland, and large exposed patches of limestone bedrock make a particularly striking feature.


  • Public access
  • Spring flowers
  • 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.

Learn what your gift could mean


Preston Spring Wood Management Plan

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