Visit to Clapham Park Wood

Saturday 11th May 2024 10:30 - 12:30

Walk could be muddy and on uneven ground


This ancient woodland is a county wildlife site and is first mentioned in records going back to the 1270s. It contains a mixture of trees predominantly Ash, Oak, Maple, Elm, Hornbeam, and Hazel.

The woods were extended in the late 1990s. It has a rich history with earthworks possibly dating from the Iron Age. It has been used as a deer park and part of the wood contains ridge and furrow earthworks.