Carstramon Wood is one of the largest semi-natural broadleaved woodlands in the area. The oak trees were once used for making charcoal and supplying the local mill with bobbins. Nowadays, the trees provide lush conditions for ferns and lichens and breathtaking bluebells in spring.
- Enjoy the spectacular bluebells
- Explore the ancient woodland
- Spot pied flycatcher and redstart
- Find the charcoal platforms
Best time to visit?
- May for bluebells
- May and Jun for breeding migrant birds
- All year for red squirrels
During May and June, the woodland comes alive with birdsong from redstarts, pied flycatchers, song thrushes, wrens and wood warblers.
A network of maintained paths provides access through the wood and onto the hill beyond.
Further information is available at the Mill on the Fleet Visitor Centre (open Apr to Oct).