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Burnham Beeches, Farnham Common

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Burnham Beeches is a 374.6 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Farnham Common in Buckinghamshire. The southern half is owned by the Corporation of London and is open to the public. It is also a National Nature Reserve and a Special Area of Conservation.PreservationThe largely beech woodland has been regularly pollarded, with many trees now several hundred years old. Their age, and the amount of deadwood in and around them, means that the woodland is rich in wildlife. More than sixty of the species of plants and animals here are either rare or under threat nationally. The area is protected as a National Nature Reserve, Site of Special Scientific Interest and a candidate Special Area of Conservation.ArchaeologySeven Ways Plain hill fort is located in the south west part of Burnham Beeches. it is a rare example of a single rampart earthwork used either as a stock enclosures or possibly places of refuge. It comprises a range of earthworks which have been dated to the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age. It is a Scheduled Monument.
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  • I grew up here and love this place to this day! Its a great place to park up and run or walk through the woods. The trees have a great feel, hence films like Robin hood and many more were filmed here!...  read more »
  • Basically my back garden so I'm biased. Beautiful part of the world, feel incredibly privileged to have grown up here. Great for surreptitious date nights :) 
  • With over 500 acres of protected woodland Burnham Beeches is an a real gem. It has so many different types of habitats from fields, to woodland, scrub land, ponds, marshes & many moor. At certain time...  read more »
  • Great walk any time of the year. Lost of old trees to marvel at :)
  • Lovely place for walking, family time
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