Captain's Wood


Captain's Wood

Captain's Wood is an ancient woodland full of rare plants and a mixture of natural habitats for a wide range of wildlife.  Fallow deer wander here freely among the oaks, birch and sweet chestnut trees.

Nuts hidden by a squirrel, ready for winter

Woodlouse hiding in a Sweet chestnut shell

In spring there is a mass of bluebells to be found and a variety of fungi throughout the year.

Fly agaric

Common Puffball

Dragonflies and Damselflies can be found around the pond in summer