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Moat Woodland

Mature holm oaks, native oaks, yew and birch trees form a dappled canopy in the sunken woodland set below the garden’s special ‘Grade 1 listed’ mantle wall

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Fungi

The moat woodland is rich in tree species, wildflowers and fungi, which in turn attract insects, birds and small mammals.

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Bluebells

In spring you can follow paths that meander beneath the trees and beside grassy banks clothed in bluebells and naturalised Narcissus.

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Barn owls

Enjoy the shade and listen to bird song here in early summer. At dusk you may catch a glimpse of our resident barn owls gliding silently between the trees.