Opened in 2020 it is still developing and it will be interesting to see how it develops over the coming years. It covers 140 acres and has 2 marked trails: The PINK trail of 0.8 miles/1.3 Kms, is mainly through broadleaf & conifer trees & the longer PURPLE trail of 1.6 miles/2.6 Kms, follows large area of Sweet Chestnut trees with views over the heath.
Habitat Woodland, heathland & marshy grassland. Bluebells & Primroses can be seen in spring & in the autumn the purple Heather comes into its own. Species Mistle Thrush Great & Blue Tits & Great Spotted Woodpecker, amongst many others, are resident all year, the Pines in the autumn are good sites for Crossbill, Siskin, Lesser Redpoll & Goldcrest. Butterflies, Dragonflies & Damselflies are visible during the summer months. It boasts 4 of the 6 indigenous species of reptiles which exists in the UK, namely Lizard, Adder, Slow Worm & Grass Snake.
Access Haveringland Road, Norwich between Horsford & Felthorpe. Postcode NR10 4DF for Free car parking which is limited.