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Littlewood is a small former plantation on Kenn Moor, and forms part of the Nailsea, Kenn and Tickenham Moors SSSI. It is a linear feature, planted in around 1820.

GRID REFERENCE: ST 438683



SIZE OF LINEAR WOODLAND: 2.3 ha



PREVIOUS OWNER: Peter Sweet



WHEN PURCHASED: January 2003



PURCHASE PRICE: £19,000



HOW FUNDED: YANSEC, Transco (Lattice Foundation), Countryside Agency



SPECIAL WILDLIFE:

Some of the alder trees are veteran, believed to be as old as the wood itself (200 years). Invertebrates associated with damp woodland.



PUBLIC ACCESS:

Visitors can look into the narrow wood from the track (Eastern Drove) in order to see its wildlife. Physical access into the wood is restricted to management, monitoring and wildlife surveys. Please get in touch if you would like to visit the wood as it is left as undisturbed as possible to provide a refuge for wildlife.

Reserves > Littlewood

Littlewood in December. A small area with a lot of varied habitats.
Littlewood in December. A small area with a lot of varied habitats.