Waresley and Gransden Woods

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Waresley Wood
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of SearchCambridgeshire
Grid referenceTL 262 548[1]
InterestBiological
Area54.2 hectares[1]
Notification1983[1]
Location mapMagic Map

Waresley and Gransden Woods is a 50 hectare nature reserve between Waresley and Great Gransden in Cambridgeshire, England. It is managed by the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. The site is a 54.2 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest called Waresley Wood, with slightly different boundaries (but including Gransden Wood).[2][1][3]

This ancient woodland is mainly ash, field maple and hazel. There are also rides with diverse flora such as the herbs bush vetch, meadowsweet, greater burnet-saxifrage and self-heal.[4]

There is access by a path from Waresley Road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Waresley Wood". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Waresley and Gransden Woods". Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Map of Waresley Wood". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Waresley Wood citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 13 December 2016.

Coordinates: 52°10′37″N 0°09′22″W / 52.177°N 0.156°W / 52.177; -0.156