Wellesley Woodlands comprise 110 hectares of woodlands, wildlife habitats and lakes interlinked by footpaths and canal-side walks. These former MoD woodlands are divided into two main areas, Dukes Wood to the west and Lake and Canal Side to the east. Separate from these areas, to the south of Thornhill Road, are two smaller woodlands Thorn Hill and Heather Hill. This large and easily accessible natural greenspace provides plenty of opportunities to explore, enjoy and share in the rich diversity of the local Wellesley countryside.


Wellesley Blog

Clearing windblown trees from the storm
Wed, 15 Jan 2020
I’ve just returned from Rushmoor Bottom in Wellesley Woodland where we had a chunky Downy Birch fall over one of the roads. Kindly Jenny, Matt, Bobbie & Liam took a break ...
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Rivers Week in Wellesley Woodlands
Wed, 30 Oct 2019
On Tuesday 24th September the BVC Volunteers, Bernard from the BVC Trust, Rangers Sara and Andy from Basingstoke Canal Authority joined Stu and I for a rather wet day in our smalle ...
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The First Signs of Success
Tue, 30 Apr 2019
Whilst out chipping with Assistant Ranger Matt and Student Josh we stumbled across some fresh new spring growth peaking through the woodland floor in Puckridge, Wellesley Woodlands ...
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Wellesley News

The Land Trust secures funding for Go Wild Family Challenge sheets at Wellesley Woodlands
9 Oct 2019
The Land Trust is delighted to announce that it has received a £2,500 grant from the Farnborough Airport Community Envi ...
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The Land Trust teams up with MowMow to encourage more young people to get outdoors
11 Jul 2019
The Land Trust has teamed up with MowMow to encourage children and families to spend more time outdoors. ...
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