Know before you go
Parking informationThere is parking for three or four cars in the lay-by on the West Malvern to Mathon Road.
Grazing animalsNone on the reserve but livestock graze the field leading to the wood.
A public footpath runs through the woodland from the West Malvern to Mathon road towards Malvern. The ascent up to the wood is fairly steep.
A public footpath runs through the wood but there are no surfaced paths making the reserve unsuited to those with limited mobility.
When to visit
Opening timesDawn to dusk
Best time to visitSpring
About the reserve
The woodland is of two parts - on the older east-facing slope grow oak, ash and coppiced hazel, whilst in the western section birch, rowan, yew, beech, field maple, holly, hawthorn, wild cherry, crab apple, elder, damson, elm (both wyche and English), larch and Scots pine all flourish.
The ground flora is typical of ancient woods including dog's mercury, wood sorrel and ferns while bluebells, primroses, yellow archangel and violets are amongst the colourful Spring flowers.
Littley Coppice can be accessed from the footpath starting at SO750454 on the West Malvern to Mathon road where there is parking for three or four cars in the lay-by. Look for a sign announcing Mathon Court. Rough postcode: WR14 4DX. Alternatively, access via public footpaths from West Malvern.
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