Know before you go
Entry feeFree access
Parking informationThere is car parking available. If the gate to the small car park is locked, cars can be parked on the roadside verge opposite the entrance.
There is a circular path within the wood from the entrance and a broad green lane along the southern boundary.
The entrance is approximately halfway between Kirton and Egmanton on an unclassified road. Access to the reserve is open at all times and there is a small car park available. Contact the Trust for more access information.
When to visit
Opening timesOpen at all times
Best time to visitApril to July
About the reserve
This wood is a fine example of an ash/wych elm wood. It has a rich shrub layer made up of hazel, hawthorn, field maple, dogwood and privet. Common spotted and butterfly orchids occur, as well as twayblade. Various bird species can be seen, including chiffchaff and spotted flycatcher, and sparrowhawks are regularly seen.