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Ecclesall Woods
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: South Yorkshire
Natural England
Regional Team:
Yorkshire and the Humber
Year of Declaration: 2002
Declaring Authority: Sheffield City 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: SK 323 824
Location: South west of Sheffield, Limb Lane, Dore, S17 3
Owned by: Sheffield City Council
Managed by: Sheffield City Council
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Public transport: Ecclesall Woods is served by public transport. For details contact South Yorkshire Traveline on Tel. 01709 515151. By car: Free parking is available off Limb Lane, Dore and adjoining Abbey Lane. You can also park on Abbeydale Road South (A621) and Whirlowdale Road.
Visitor facilities: Comprehensive network of rights of way, including bridleways. Some suitable for disabled visitors. Car parking on Abbey Lane and off Limb Lane, and small parking area available at Ecclesall Woods sawmill site, Abbey Lane with associated public toilet and small gallery selling locally made wood products, with free information including leaflets on the woodland. Information panels at main entrances. Green Flag Award 2009.
What to see: Wildlife, historical and archaeological features. Sheffield's largest ancient woodland, dominated by mature broadleaves
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Ecclesall Woods.
www.friendsofecclesallwoods.org.uk/
Tel: 0114 258 5346
e-mail: info@friendsofecclesallwoods.org.uk
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Nick Sellwood, Parks and Countryside,
Sheffield City Council,
Meersbrook Park,
Brook Road,
Sheffield.
Tel. 0114 2736387
email: nick.sellwood@sheffield.gov.uk

or try

email: parksandcountryside@sheffield.gov.uk
Trees, Woodland and Countryside Section, Sheffield City Council, Tel: 0114 273 4138/0114 250 0500
Website address and other links: Sheffield City Council www.sheffield.gov.uk/out--about/parks-woodlands--countryside/trees--woodlands/woodland-sites-and-projects/ecclesall-woods.html

or try www.sheffield.gov.uk and search for Ecclesall Woods.


Last Updated: 01/02/2013
 
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