forest in the county of Northamptonshire in England
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English Whittlewood Forest
Whittlewood Forest is a former medieval hunting forest east of Silverstone in Northamptonshire in England. It is managed by the Woodland Trust.There are tracts of ancient woodland within the forest, and old ditch boundaries can be found at the edges of several of the individual woods. The area has been the subject of extensive academic historical research. An area of 400 hectares in seven different patches has been designated a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). It is a Nature Conservation Review site, Grade 2.
Source: Whittlewood Forest
English Hazelborough Wood
Tracts of ancient woodland around a large area of the region making up the Whittlewood Forest. Bluebells can be found in mid-spring.