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Baldwin's is a wood composed of predominantly broadleaf species with a smattering of Grand Fir and Spruce. The wood has two bridleways running through it and a footpath skirting the edge giving good access to and from the surrounding area. This allows visitors the ability to join or leave the wood as part of a longer walk or ride in the locality.

This wood lays on the side of the Chess Valley and nearby is the River Chess, a chalk stream with it's last active watercress beds not far away at Sarratt Bottom. At the bottom of the valley below the wood are the remains of a roman villa.

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I have just walked my dogs through Baldwin's woods and nearly broke my ankle on hidden fallen logs which are covered by almost waist high grass and nettles. I counted 7 fallen trees that are blocking the 200m long footpath. This is supposed to be a footpath. I was forced to walk on the bridleway instead which would have been dangerous if I had met a horse.

These woods used to be so well maintained and it is such a shame to seem them go to ruin over the past couple of years. I'm not sure if it's been a change in management or lack of funding but it needs to be cut back and properly maintained for safety.

Over grown dangerous footpaths and fallen trees, 13/Aug/2018

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Last updated: 3rd July 2018

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OS Grid ref: TQ 010 992

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Wendover Woods Office

0300 067 4160 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings) 07796 313507 all other times
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