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Cole Wood

Cole Wood

Visiting Information: 
Site Name Cole Wood
  • Limited parking on site
  • No visitor facilities
  • Defined paths
Map Reference SY862860

Take the road from Wool towards East Stoke and then take the first right where you will find some parking space just around the corner. Alternatively you can reach it on foot by footpath from Wool itself; the path leaves from behind the church from where it is a walk of about 600 yeards

Location Map: 

The blue pin mark the approximate centre of the reserve, the yellow pin(s) mark the approximate locations of parking places that enable you to access the reserve.

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