10.25 ha (25.33 acres)

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Explorer 278
OS Landranger 110

Purchased as bare land in 2000 and planted with 15000 trees as part of the 'Woods on Your Doorstep' project in February 2001. Local people suggested the name based on a ballad published in 1685 recounting the adventures of the Dragon of Wantley.


  • Public access
  • Grassland
  • Broadleaved woodland