This Site of Special Scientific Interest contains important oak hornbeam woodland where broad-leaved helleborines and butterflies thrive
During the Coronavirus epidemic, most of our sites remain open to the public.
Our hides have reopened – in line with Government guidance on enclosed spaces, all visitors are asked to wear a face mask unless exempt – our teams will be doing the same.
We ask that all visitors follow Government guidance to avoid contact with those you do not live with when visiting our sites. Remember to allow sufficient space for your fellow visitors where possible. You can find out more about our response to Coronavirus and how you can keep yourselves and others safe on our update page here.
Please take extra care not to disturb wildlife. Follow on-site signage and keep dogs under effective control. Never light a fire or BBQ, do not go swimming or boating, and take all your rubbish home with you.
Please follow Natural England's Countryside Code and Respect, Protect and Enjoy.
A fantastic woodland for bluebells and wood anemones in the spring, and diverse fungi in the autumn.
Hobbyhorse Wood is a mixed woodland – ancient woodland has been replanted with mixed species, mainly beech, hornbeam and oak with some conifers.
Hunsdon and Eastwick Meads are two of the finest surviving wetland meadows in Hertfordshire, managed in the same way for hundreds of years, where orchids and wildflowers thrive.
This small woodland is a wildlife haven in Kings Langley, an oasis nestled behind houses.
Possibly the most varied piece of woodland in Middlesex, with fantastic wildflower displays in spring.
Nestling amongst the wooded estates of central Hertfordshire, this small wood is a beautiful example of traditional coppice management and its value to wildlife.