The following trees have been identified within Adcombe Wood:

  • Oak – Pendunculate
  • Ash
  • Hazel
  • Alder
  • English Elm
  • Wych Elm
  • Lime – Small Leafed
  • Hornbeam
  • Wild Service
  • Hawthorn

Calcareous shrubs:

  • Spindle
  • Wayfaring
  • Dogwood

Ancient or Veteran Trees

Our wood being Ancient semi-natural woodland has several isolated trees that are classified as Ancient, Veteran and there are many that are of sufficient stature that they are note worthy.  Most have not been recorded yet on the Woodland Trust ancient tree inventory, see their interactive map to find what has been recorded. Our aim is to plot the locations of each of these specimens in our wood and add them to the Woodland Trust ancient tree inventory.

Small Leaf Lime coppice stools

There are two notable stools:

Wild Service Tree

Four stems of Wild Service Tree – not recorded






to be continued