What to find in Cornish Woodland

Trees, Woods & Wildlife

Cornwall has many beautiful woods which have fantastic nature trails for cycling and walking. 

The areas of woodland in Cornwall provide a variety of environmental and leisure activities and a range of plant life, trees and many species of birds and animals. 

Cornwall's woodland is mostly owned and managed by a small number of organisations; the Forestry Commission, National Trust, Cornwall Wildlife Trust, The Woodland Trust and the Duchy of Cornwall.

Mammals 

Cornwall's woodlands are home to thousands of interesting animals. Mammals such as badgers, hedgehogs, foxes, bats, dormice, voles and shrews, rabbits, deer and squirrels can be found across the woods of Cornwall. Some woodlands provide great nesting places for animals to breed. 

Birds 

From dawn to dusk the Cornwall woodlands come alive with the hundreds of species of birds. that flit between the trees of the woodland. Tawny owls, wrens and warblers fill the air with song and Great spotted woodpackers and nightingales can be found and if you are lucky you may see a Golden Eagle or a Buzzard swooping through the woods. 

Flowers

Wild plants and flowers form an essential part of the woodland eco-system. Throughout the year & seasons you will find a spectacular display of wildflowers including carpets of bluebells, honeysuckle, ivy, snowdrops, fox gloves and brambles line the woodland paths.

Trees

With hundreds of acres of woodland Cornwall is a haven for trees & plants with tons to explore. Ancient woodlands have been under tree cover for hundreds of years & often contain rare species of plants. Broadleaved woods are made up of deciduous trees, mixed woods of both deciduous & coniferous trees, and pine woods often of non-native trees planted for timber. 

What to find in Cornish Woodland

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Trees, Woods & Wildlife

Cornwall has many beautiful woods which have fantastic nature trails for cycling and walking. 

The areas of woodland in Cornwall provide a variety of environmental and leisure activities and a range of plant life, trees and many species of birds and animals. 

Cornwall's woodland is mostly owned and managed by a small number of organisations; the Forestry Commission, National Trust, Cornwall Wildlife Trust, The Woodland Trust and the Duchy of Cornwall.

Mammals 

Cornwall's woodlands are home to thousands of interesting animals. Mammals such as badgers, hedgehogs, foxes, bats, dormice, voles and shrews, rabbits, deer and squirrels can be found across the woods of Cornwall. Some woodlands provide great nesting places for animals to breed. 

Birds 

From dawn to dusk the Cornwall woodlands come alive with the hundreds of species of birds. that flit between the trees of the woodland. Tawny owls, wrens and warblers fill the air with song and Great spotted woodpackers and nightingales can be found and if you are lucky you may see a Golden Eagle or a Buzzard swooping through the woods. 

Flowers

Wild plants and flowers form an essential part of the woodland eco-system. Throughout the year & seasons you will find a spectacular display of wildflowers including carpets of bluebells, honeysuckle, ivy, snowdrops, fox gloves and brambles line the woodland paths.

Trees

With hundreds of acres of woodland Cornwall is a haven for trees & plants with tons to explore. Ancient woodlands have been under tree cover for hundreds of years & often contain rare species of plants. Broadleaved woods are made up of deciduous trees, mixed woods of both deciduous & coniferous trees, and pine woods often of non-native trees planted for timber.