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Acomb Wood and Meadow Local Nature Reserve


Mixed Woodland, Nature Reserve, Wildflower Meadow


Dog Friendly, Volunteering, Wheelchair Accessible

Acomb Wood is a mature, even-aged woodland dominated mainly by oak. Typical species include robin, great tit, blue tit, wood mouse and grey squirrel. Acomb Wood Meadow is an example of agriculturally unimproved neutral grassland. Typical flowers include meadowsweet, greater birds-foot trefoil, common knapweed and meadow vetchling. The meadow also attracts a variety of butterflies including common blue, small skipper and small copper.

To get in touch call and ask about Friends of Acomb Wood

Cared for by:
City of York Council

Things to help out with here:
Footpath work, nature reserve management