Size:

7.62 ha (18.83 acres)

Grid reference:

NY466705

Map reference:

Explorer 324

OS Landranger 86

Shank Wood is a tranquil wood in a steep gorge bordering the Rae Burn. The wood contains oak ash birch sycamore and alder and is an important habitat for woodland birds. Waymarked paths run through the wood from Whiteclose Farm to Shank Castle.

Features

  • Public access
  • Spring flowers
  • Waymarked walk
  • Broadleaved woodland
Shank Wood - Management plan

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Shank Wood Management Plan

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