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Pictures of Whitwell Wood

a Nature Reserve in the town of Whitwell, in the county of Derbyshire

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About Whitwell Wood

Whitwell is famous for its wood, which is said to be the largest in Europe. It is arguably the finest woodland in North East Derbyshire, Whitwell Wood covers an area of approximately 420 acres atop a magnesium limestone outcrop.

Covering an area of approximately 420 acres, Whitwell Wood is said to be the biggest Wood in Europe. It is a great place for peaceful walks amongst the abundant wildlife of the area. Areas of interest include the locally famous 'Ginny Spring' which is located in the northern section of the wood, and the 'Three Shires Oak' a tree which can be found in a field on the eastern edge of the Wood and is where the county borders of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and Yorkshire meet.

The woods are managed by the Forestry Commission and with input from Whitwell Wood Natural History Group for wildlife, timber & public recreation.

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