7.50 ha (18.53 acres)

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Explorer 219
OS Landranger 138

The Wilderness lies in a shallow valley through which Compton Brook flows. The site contains a variety of woodland types and habitats. The wood is bisected by a public foot path with a circular path network leading to the middle of the wood.


  • Public access
  • Broadleaved woodland
Early purple orchid with blurred background

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


The Wilderness Management Plan

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