3.73 ha (9.22 acres)

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Explorer 269
OS Landranger 119

Overlooking the Derwent Valley this is part of a network of woods that stretches north up the valley and includes the larger Shining Cliff ancient woodland. There are a number of paths through the wood and a public footpath on the western boundary. The southerly footpath is part of the long distance Derwent Valley Heritage Way.


  • Parking nearby
  • Public access
  • Autumn colour
  • Spring flowers


The Birches Management Plan

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