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Exploring 6000 year old Stone Age reserve – Northmoor Wood Nature Reserve

It was an enormous pleasure hiking the 8.7 hectare Northmoor Wood Nature Reserve which also has special geological interest. Primarily, a chalk quarry dating back to the Stone Age 6000 years old where many tools made of flint have been found. This is a superb place for a family day out, for mountain bikers and nature lover alike. There’s also a Caravan and Motorhome Club site next-door if you wanted to spend a weekend in the area!

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Inside look…

  • Beautiful woodland trails

  • Mostly gravel / dirt trails

  • Some natural, steep steps down and uphill

  • Various sections for short mountain bike rides

  • Motorhome and Caravan Club site nearby

  • Perfect for a family day out

  • Good for picnics

  • Great for short or extended hikes

  • No bench seats

  • Various flora and fauna

  • Some gentle slopes to climb

  • A few seating benches scattered around

  • Perfect for a picnic

  • No cafe onsite

  • No toilets onsite

  • Free parking onsite

Basic packing list…

  • Cash / Credit Card

  • Spare change in coins

  • Pen / Notebook (if you like to take notes)

  • Camera / Phone (great picture opportunities)

  • Layered clothing (stay away from cotton in winter)

  • Spare change of clothes (in winter & in case they get wet!)

  • Or bring waterproof jacket / trouser

  • Change of shoes (don’t want a muddy car!)

  • Sunglasses

  • Bottle of water or hydration pack (must keep hydrated)

  • Picnic / Food / Snacks

  • A day pack to carry everything (or hydration pack)

  • Bring the dog and the family too!

Address / Starting Point

Northmoor Hill Wood Nature Reserve, Denham, Buckinghamshire

Wendover Woods

Above: Just one of the many photographs I have taken.

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2019-12-12T13:45:06+00:00
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