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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOrlestone is three hundred and eighty eight hectares in size. It is predominantly mixed native broadleaves and a small percentage of conifer.

The area is a SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest), managed principally for birds and butterflies.

There is a medium sized car park and picnic area, with a height barrier at the main entrance.  Please note there is no riding permitted in these woods.  All roads are unsurfaced. As it is very low lying, it has a tendency to flood in winter.

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  • Parking
  • Picnic
  • Walking
  • Wildlife


OS Grid ref: TQ998347

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Kate Harris

0300 067 4465
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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.