Cuckoo Wood

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Cuckoo Wood
Cuckoo Wood 1.jpg
TypeLocal Nature Reserve
LocationBraintree, Essex
OS gridTL736211
Area2.5 hectares
Managed byEssex County Council

Cuckoo Wood is a 2.5 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Braintree in Essex. It is owned by Braintree District Council and managed by Essex County Council as an educational resource.[1][2]

The site has amenity grassland, meadows, woods, lakes, ponds, ditches and hedgerows. It has some locally rare species, and is described by Natural England as a very good habitat for fungi, due to a large amount of dead wood.[1]

The site is not open to the public.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Cuckoo Wood". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 26 February 2013. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Map of Cuckoo Wood". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 22 May 2016.

Coordinates: 51°51′41″N 0°31′11″E / 51.8615°N 0.51969°E / 51.8615; 0.51969