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Sherrardspark Wood
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Hertfordshire
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1998
Declaring Authority: Welwyn Hatfield District Council
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: TL 230139
Location: Rectory Road, Welwyn Garden City. AL8
Owned by: Welwyn Hatfield Council
Managed by: Welwyn Hatfield Council and the Forestry Commision
SSSI Type: Biological
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Rectory Road off the main B197 Digswell Hill, Welwyn Garden City. Next to the A1(M)
Train: Welwyn Garden City or Welwyn.
Visitor facilities: Small car park on the north side off Rectory Road.
A good, level route suitable for less mobile visitors or those in wheelchairs starts from the car park behind Campus West, Welwyn Garden City, and follows the Ayot Way through the wood to the B197 and the Red Lion public house.
Footpaths for visitors on foot, horseback and bicycle.
What to see: Sherrardspark Wood is one of Hertfordshire's largest and most important oak and hornbeam woodlands, and has some of the county's finest oak and hornbeam trees, as well as a wide range of wildlife including birds, plants, mammals and fungi.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Sherrardspark Wood Wardens Society
Thursday and Sunday mornings throughout the year
Contact Landscape and Ecology
Tel 01707 357329
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Tel: 01707 357 000
Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Sherrardspark Wood Local Nature Reserve

Last updated 14/03/13
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