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Rough Wood Nature Reserve


Type of walk

Flat, Forest, Park

What's here

Free Parking, Off Lead Areas, Pathed Routes, Water On Route

About this walk

Rough wood is made up of a series of pools in the middle of the oldest and largest woodland in Walsall (Rough wood represents about 10% of the oak woodland within the West Midlands). Its a great place to go for a wander to lose yourself in nature for a while - the old oaks and lovely sunny clearings are full of wildlife, from nesting woodland birds, as well as toads, frogs, two species of newt, and lots of woodland insects. The site is separated from Bentley Haye (to the south) by the Wyrley and Essington Canal. Here at Countryside Services we work with British Waterways to survey the aquatic plants in the canal each summer.

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Comments (5)

  • Kerryandrolo profile

    4 years ago

    Love rough wood!
  • Rabble00 profile

    2 years ago

    Great flat, woodlands, family dog walk. Canal lovely and clear with abundant wildlife. Could have done with lots of litter bins. Highly recommended.
  • Tayla profile

    a year ago

    Lovely place to walk, had enough enclosed paths to walk off the lead peacefully and a bigger field to play ball. Easy to find with convenient parking.
  • Greg0121 profile

    a year ago

    been here once but will come back more as it was great. Love the shape of the trees
  • MJoanne1 profile

    a month ago

    Nice walk.
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76 Woodside Way, Willenhall WV12 5NH, UK View on Google

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