Stenhouse Wood is an ancient deciduous woodland of ash, wych elm and oak lining the side of Shinnel Glen. The ground flora includes mosses, lichens and wildflowers. The unusual white flowers of toothwort, which grows on the roots of hazel and elm, are visible in spring.
- Ancient and secluded woodland
- Great breeding birds
- Beautiful views
Best time to visit?
- May to Sep for woodland wildflowers
- All year for red squirrels
Red squirrels, pied flycatchers and woodpeckers may also be spotted.
A steep path, slippery in places, goes around the reserve.