Honeypot Wood, photo by Richard Osbourne 1/3
Honeypot Wood, photo by Richard Osbourne 2/3
Honeypot Wood, photo by Richard Osbourne 3/3

Honeypot Wood

NWT Honeypot Wood is a delightful small reserve with a wealth of history and character.

Thought to be a remnant of wild wood dating back to the retreat of the last ice age its more recent history includes a period of distinguished service in World War II, when buildings on the site were used as a bomb dump for the adjacent RAF Wendling.


Greater Butterfly Orchid

This whitish-flowered orchid is present at Honeypot. However, it can sometimes prove quite difficult to find, as it is a species that doesn’t flower every year (June to July are the months when it should). The species grows up to 60cm tall.

Please note: the visitor access trails are currently not well defined but we hope to improve the situation soon.


 



Spring/summer

dog’s mercury, wood anemone, twayblade, herb Paris, bluebell, hairy St John’s wort.

Autumn/winter

oak, ash, field maple, hazel.

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NR19 2NG
Map reference
OS Landranger 132
Grid reference
TF 934 143
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