Holyford Woods Local Nature Reserve

Holyford Woods Local Nature Reserve, Colyford: Address, Holyford Woods Local Nature Reserve Reviews: 5/5

Holyford Woods Local Nature Reserve

Holyford Woods Local Nature Reserve
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A tranquil woodland teeming with wildlife, ideal for a family outing. Holyford Woods is a beautiful woodland, nestled in a picturesque valley near Seaton. The site is managed by our countryside team in partnership with the Holyford Woodland Trust, who helped to raise funds to buy the site in 2001. Oak, ash and hazel abound at Holyford Woods where birds nest in tree holes, bats roost in handy cre
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lukeeveleigh
Exmouth, UK270 contributions
Volunteering with scrub clearance at the woods
Nov 2019
I was there on Thursday 14th November 2019, with the "East Devon Countryside Team" to do a scrub clearance by the footpath, to enable the bluebells to flourish in the coming Spring. I was there with 13 other people including the person leading the group and tasks, between 10am and 2pm that day, despite the cold weather. This was also the woods where I seen some local people do a cross country run.
What lovely autumn colours I seen on the trees at this time of year.
Written November 24, 2019
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lukeeveleigh
Exmouth, UK270 contributions
My first trip to Holyford Woods for some volunteering work.
Aug 2019
I was there for volunteer work on Thursday 8th August 2019. This woodland is a nature reserve, not far from the main road through Colyford. It is a lovely time of year to harvest blackberries when going along the footpath, walking to the woods at this time of year.
Written August 13, 2019
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Debbieg5555
London, UK19 contributions
Lovely bluebells
Apr 2019 • Family
Really beautiful woods, lovely walk. Bluebells breathtaking. Impressed with the conservation work they are doing.well worth a visit.
Written May 29, 2019
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Maureen K
Colyton, UK349 contributions
Lovely place for a walk
Apr 2019 • Couples
We often walk through the woods here. It is especially good at blue bell time when the sides of the slopes are covered in blue, just lovely. However at anytime of year there is always something to see and great to hear the birds singing. East Devon at its best.
Written May 7, 2019
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deesmail
Maidstone, UK8 contributions
Nice easy walk for an elderly dog
Oct 2018 • Couples
Lovely wood, very quiet and peaceful, we only meet two other walkers the time we were there, lots of good sniffs for the dogs, and a stream for them to paddle in, our elderly dog manged the 2 mile round walk, only having to be carried back up the field to the car.
We picked today to go there as the wind was very strong elsewhere, but down in this valley we were very protected from it- so very nice indeed.
Written October 28, 2018
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peteratompkins
Cambridgeshire, UK5 contributions
nature wajk
Jun 2017 • Family
we really enjoyed walking and watching the wildlife in this area many birds and mammals were spotted on a number of walks that we took
Written July 1, 2017
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Thank you for your feedback The woods are a beautiful place to spend time walking and I am pleased you saw a variety of wildlife. Although you are very unlikely to see them, the woods have nesting dormice which is very exciting news! Thanks Elle Information and Events Officer
Written December 5, 2017
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averre2016
Truro, UK9 contributions
Lovely bird watching site
Oct 2016 • Couples
Different lengths of walk make this site accessible to all. A few well placed bird hides are little oasis' along the way. Very enjoyable.
Written October 26, 2016
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Anne G
Exeter, UK45 contributions
Tranquil, peaceful, beautiful
May 2016 • Couples
A walk in the woodlands to revive your sole. This quit and peaceful place will revive you for the rest of the week. Keep an eye open for deer, bird boxes, bat boxes, moorehens. I even saw a barn owl once.
Written May 23, 2016
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Thanks for letting us know your feedback, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Elle Information and Events Officer
Written October 12, 2016
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Geraldine C
Bedford, UK13 contributions
Tranquil dog walk
Apr 2016
Enjoyed a beautiful early morning dog walk in this woodland when I I was lucky enough to have the nature reserve all to myself!
Nice stream running through and informative boards educating people about the habitats within fallen trees
Written April 11, 2016
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Thanks for letting us know your feedback, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Elle Information and Events Officer
Written October 12, 2016
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elletaylor2016
Devon, UK33 contributions
Beautiful and unspoilt hidden woodland
Mar 2016 • Family
This unspoilt woodland is a lovely place for an afternoon walk with the family/dog!
There is no parking by you can leave your car at Seaton Tower Garage and walk in that way.
There are beautiful bluebells during early Spring :)
Written March 3, 2016
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