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Explore Haugh Woods
(Average user rating: 4 unrated 4/5)

Wood white butterflyBeautiful Broadleaf Woods.

The name Haugh, which is pronounced "Hoff" is derived from the name of a Saxon owner indicating that this is the site of an ancient wood. Haugh Woods, at nearly 350 hectares (850 acres), is nationally important for butterflies and moths, with over 600 species recorded within it. This makes the wood one of the top 10 woods in the country and is designated as a SSSI due to the presence of these invertebrates.

What do other visitors say?

5 Stars 5 Stars

we try to take our two jack russells at least twice a week they love it. Its well managed and for the amount of visitors surprisingly litter free, the only problem is at weekends the car park gets full quickly. A good day out, THANK YOU

mike & trish, 19/May/2017
4 Stars 4 Stars

We would have given you 5 stars if there were dog poo bins. We have sat to have a drink at the benches only to see the black bags dumped nearby. Maybe forestry UK could campaign for them to be biodegradable by law?

Carol and Rachael, 20/Apr/2017

if L A U G H spells laff

H A U G H spells half

No local calls it Hoff cannot think where this name comes from must have been some posh saxons

Pete, 21/Nov/2016
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  • Horse riding
  • Picnic
  • Walking

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OS Grid ref: SO 593365

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