Dukes Wood Nottinghamshire

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Dukes Wood Nottinghamshire: This 20-acre reserve is a mixed deciduous woodland/industrial archaeological site.

The wood is situated on heavy Keuper clays on a ridge of high ground. It is dominated by oak, ash, hazel and birch. Most of elm that was present has been killed by Dutch Elm Disease. Guelder rose, dogwood, wild privet and elder can be found in the shrub layer. The usual woodland birds can be seen including blackcap, garden warbler and spotted flycatcher in summer. Greater spotted woodpecker and jay are regularly seen and hawfinch is a possibility,

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The entrance to the reserve is off the minor road to Eakring which leaves the A617 near Kirklington.

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Never closes

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Free

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Phone: +44 115 958 8242
Email: info@nottswt.co.uk
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