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Explore Firestone Copse
(Average user rating: 4 unrated 4/5)

Firestone is an attractive area of forest, notable for its wide-ranging tree species, from Oak to soaring spires of Grand Fir.

Wildlife

In summer you'll probably glimpse some of the many butterflies found here; amongst them White and Red Admirals, Marbled Whites, Small Tortoiseshells, Gatekeepers and Fritillaries.
Red squirrels and green woodpeckers are also a common sight in Firestone.

Parking

Firestone Copse car park is visible from the road and provides parking for approximately 40 cars.
This car park is unsuitable for coaches and large vehicles.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

Anonymous, 18/Jun/2014

Not wheelchair friendly

Anonymous, 25/Feb/2013
2 Stars 2 Stars

Lovely woodland and creek walks, shame about the masses of dogs mess (mainly within 200 yards of the car park)

Anonymous, 9/Aug/2012
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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Dogs on lead
  • Parking
  • Picnic
  • Walking
  • Wildlife
  • Red squirrels, wild daffodils, green woodpeckers and Fritillaries are all a common sight in Firestone.
More about what's here

Location

OS Grid ref: SZ555913

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Contact

Recreation Officer
01483 326266
kathleen.gradidge@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk
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