Albans Wood

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Albans Wood is a 4.1 hectares (10 acres) local nature reserve in Watford in Hertfordshire. It is owned and managed by Watford Borough Council.[1][2]

The site is ancient semi-natural woodland. It is mainly oak with other trees including beech, horse chestnut and sweet chestnut. There are mammals such as muntjac deer and noctule bats, butterflies including purple hairstreak and speckled wood, and birds such as great spotted woodpeckers and nuthatches.[1]

There is access from Sheepcot Lane.


  1. ^ a b "Albans Wood". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 13 March 2013. Archived from the original on 10 February 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Map of Albans Wood". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 1 April 2015.

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Coordinates: 51°41′39″N 0°23′54″W / 51.6941°N 0.3983°W / 51.6941; -0.3983