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Explore Dymock Woods
(Average user rating: 3 unrated 3/5)

Wild Daffodil

An Ancient Woodland Site of 506 hectares (1214 acres) approximately half of this area is conifer, mainly Norway Spruce and Douglas Fir.

The remainder of the wood comprises broad-leaved trees, largely Oak and Beech.

The woods are noted for their show of spring flowers, in particular the Wild Daffodils.

The whole area is home to a variety of plants and animals, both common and rare. Particularly rich in fauna and flora are the Nature reserves within the woods, namely the SSSI and ASNW (Ancient Semi-natural Woodland).

What do other visitors say?

Can I camp in the woods?

John, 8/Apr/2016

Sorry, we don't allow wild camping in our woods but there are campsites at Bracelands and the Biblins Youth campsite

Forestry Commission Response
3 Stars 3 Stars

I was looking for a map of the Dymock words but could not find one - please advise how I can find one. We are planning to take small party pf elderly people from Cartwright Court in Malvern to see the daffodils next March and it appears that Shaw Common would be the best entrance for a flat, not too strenuous, walk

Dr Barry Barber, 21/Jan/2016

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Forestry Commission Response

Hi, is this wheelchair accessible at all? If so is there a disabled parking area by the entrance please?

Also is it possible for dogs to run free, in these woods?

Thanks you very much

A Willims, 10/Aug/2015

There is wheelchair access around the gate by the Ross Golf Club parking area and by the Kempley car park entrance. There are no specific all ability access waymarked trails although the forest road network is good for powered wheelchair users. The area is suitable for dogs off lead that are under control but the owner should be aware that there is wildlife about and a motorway (fenced) running through the woods.

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What's Here?

  • Horse riding
  • Picnic
  • Walking


OS Grid ref: SO678284

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