To the west of Fairfield in Pepper Wood, a semi-ancient woodland that is managed by the Woodland Trust. A remnant of the once widespread ‘Feckenham Forest’ of Worcestershire, Pepper Wood boasts an exceptional diversity of tree and shrub species.
59.58 ha (147.23 acres)
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Read the Woodland Trust article shining a spotlight on Pepperwood
A team of volunteers help look after Pepper Wood, clearing brambles, maintaining paths and coppicing hazel.
The volunteers also make sustainable charcoal from felled wood and, using traditional tools, make fences, benches and other items that are sold to help fund Pepper Wood’s maintenance.
For further information visit http://www.pepperwood.co.uk/
- 0787 575 6698