Lower Wood

Lower Wood

A woodland reserve dominated by various species.

Location

Lower Wood
Great Doward
Herefordshire

OS Map Reference

SO 555 159
A static map of Lower Wood

Know before you go

Size
1 hectare

Walking trails

The western boundary fence-line is not very clear and take care not to stray into the neighbouring property's grounds

Access

Access is straightforward although there are no obvious paths. There is no wheelchair access at this reserve.

Dogs

On a lead

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

All year round

About the reserve

This woodland is varied, with oak, ash, silver, birch, wild cherry, hawthorn and various other species of varying age. The understorey is similarly diverse with spindle, hazel, dogwood and wild privet being just some of the species found. The ground flora is not particularly rich, with dog's mercury dominant and some wood spurge, woodruff and ramsons present. Lower Wood is part of The Doward Living Landscape - click here for more information.  

Contact us

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01432 356872