Coton in the Elms Derbyshire
This 14.37ha woodland was created through the National Forest Company's Tender Scheme in 2006/07 and lies to the east of Coton in the Elms.It was designed to add variety to the landscape and provide a link to other woodlands in the area.The south west corner of this woodland has been identified as the most land locked part of the UK mainland and an oak tree marks the spot!
This site comprisestwo adjoining Tender Schemes, created in 2006 - Gilwiskaw Valley Wood (12.08ha) and Tempe Farm (57.6ha).The woodland within Gilwiskaw Valley Wood has been designed to incorporate a range of species to create bold blocks of seasonal colour that will stand out for the benefit of visitors, particularly those who are partially sighted.
Tempe Farm is an old site with some points of archeaological interest. A brief history can be found on the le
Melbourne Road Lount, Ashby de la Zouch Leicestershire
A nature reserve of the site of New Lount Colliery, the shortest-lived colliery in the area, which operated from 1924-1968. The reserve offers relaxing walks and extensive views. It includes woodland, grassland and ponds with a wide variety of wildlife.