19.58 ha (48.38 acres)

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Explorer 316
OS Landranger 88

Visitor announcement: The northern end of the wood is closed to the public from November 15 to the end of December, due to cliff stabilisation work. 

Wildlife thrives in this ancient woodland including it is believed otters. Bats and birdlife including willow warbler kestrel and owl bring the woods to life at night. Relics from a water-driven flourmill testify to the site's industrial past.


  • Public access
  • Spring flowers
  • Broadleaved woodland


Whittle Dene Management Plan

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