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Spring flowers 2015

Spring flowers 2015

Spring is well and truly sprung The first flowering Bluebell in the wood was photographed several days ago, along with yellow and even a pink Primrose, heralding the fact that Spring is well and truly sprung. If you’d like to come and see the carpet of Bluebells...
Woodland management in March

Woodland management in March

Tree felling to encourage biodiversity Everyone loves trees and some people find it difficult to understand why trees need to be felled within a woodland such as ours, which seems to threaten the natural beauty of the place. However, it’s a necessary part of any...
Oxlip Wood Forest School Autumn 2014

Oxlip Wood Forest School Autumn 2014

Forest School Autumn 2014 We attracted a lovely bunch of children, 12 in all, for our first Oxlip Wood Forest School Autumn 2014 sessions. An age range of between 3 and 8 provided the challenge of providing activities that would appeal to all. Forest School runs for 6...
Forest School

Forest School

Forest School at Oxlip wood Want your children to have mini-adventures in a risk-managed woodland? If so, Forest school sessions at Oxlip Wood might be just what you’re looking for. Oxlip wood is a private woodland situated just outside the village of...
Edible plants in woodland

Edible plants in woodland

Food for free! We were thrilled to find small clumps of wild garlic growing in the wood last year. An emotion that was swelled by the discovery of a large swathe of the wild garlic plants growing on the opposite side of the wood, perhaps the largest manifestation we...
Bluebells in English woodland

Bluebells in English woodland

Bluebells always create a wonderful vista and here at Oxlip wood the under storey becomes a vibrant carpet of blue at this time of year. The first sightings of blue happened not long into April, but every day their presence became more apparent. It’s interesting...

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