Know before you go
Entry feeFree access
Parking informationThere is parking in the Langold Country Park
The entrance is on the southern edge of the reserve leading to Church St. (opposite Langold Park entrance), from where paths lead through most parts of the wood. Toilets & café (summer only) available at Langold Country Park.
Footpaths lead to and around the reserve. Visitors are advised to keep to the mark tracks so to limit the disturbances to wildlife. Contact the Trust for more information.
When to visit
Opening times9am to 8pm
Best time to visitApril to July
About the reserve
This reserve is a fine example of ash/wych elm woodland developed on Magnesian Limestone soil. The wood contains a number of plants that indicate its ancient origins. These include sweet woodruff, ramsons, yellow archangel and wood melick. About 50 species of birds have been recorded, including green, great spotted and lesser spotted woodpecker and sparrowhawk. Fourteen species of butterfly have also been seen here, including small copper and orange tip.