Dorridge Wood

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Dorridge Wood
Dorridge Park from Arden Drive.jpg
Entrance to Dorridge Park from Arden Drive
Type Public park
Location Solihull, U.K.
Coordinates 52°22′06″N 1°45′00″W / 52.3683°N 1.7499°W / 52.3683; -1.7499
Area 12 acres (4.9 ha).[1]
Created 1969
Operated by Solihull Council
Status Open year round
West Midlands
Dorridge Wood
Dorridge Wood shown within the West Midlands

Dorridge Wood is a Park and Local Nature Reserve[2][3] in Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands. Established after a land donation in 1969, it incorporates a woodland area first mentioned in 1556. The park is home to many species of flora and fauna: Scots Pine, oak and ash trees, various wildflowers. Mammals including fox and vole have been sighted. [4]

The open spaces around the woodlands are open to grass and include for football pitches and a children's playground.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Solihull Council - Forestry, Woodlands". Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dorridge Wood". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 
  3. ^ "Map of Dorridge Wood". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 
  4. ^ "Solihull Council - Solihull Parks Directory - Dorridge Wood". Retrieved 29 March 2011.