Dyscarr Wood

 Dyscarr Wood cpt NottsWT
Sparrowhawk female (1) NottsWT cpt John Smith

 © John Smith

Wood Anemones Dyscarr Wood cpt NottsWT
Ramsons Notts WT cpt Philip Precey

 © Philip Precey

A semi-natural ash/wych elm wood with some areas of scrub and marsh


Church Street
West of Langold
S81 9NR
A static map of Dyscarr Wood

Know before you go

17 hectares

Entry fee

Free access

Parking information

There 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.


Under effective control

When to visit

Opening times

9am to 8pm

Best time to visit

April 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.

Contact us

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 0115 958 8242
Contact email: info@nottswt.co.uk

Environmental designation

Local Nature Reserve (LNR)
Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)