3.38 ha (8.35 acres)

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Explorer 288
OS Landranger 110

Royd Wood is one of The Woodland Trust's 'Woods on Your Doorstep' woodlands created to commemorate the Millennium. It lies just inside the border of the Peak District National Park and comprises mixed woodland and meadowland. It is easy to reach from town centre and offers spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.


  • 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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Royd Wood Management Plan

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