ⓘ Owston Woods is a 139.6 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Owston in Leicestershire. The dominant trees in these woods on Jurassic ..

                                     

ⓘ Owston Woods

Owston Woods is a 139.6 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Owston in Leicestershire.

The dominant trees in these woods on Jurassic and glacial clay are ash and hazel. There are diverse moths, beetles and other insects, including some rare species, and there is also a variety of birds and small mammals.

A public footpath goes through the woods.

                                     
  • chased to Owston Village via Skellow before he evaded his pursuers. The Ghost of a Headless Horseman allegedly haunts the Roman Ridge at Hanging wood Coordinates:
  • any of the Leicestershire and Rutland woodlands., ahead of Owston Woods 132 and Burley Wood 125 The ancient rocks that characterise Charnwood Forest
  • Bolt Wood Owston Woods Skeffington Woods listed as Leighfield Forest SSSI Great Merrible Wood the Launde woods Wardley Wood and Stoke Dry Wood The
  • 2011. Martinshaw Woods Woodland Trust. Archived from the original on 29 March 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2011. SSSI: Owston Woods Leicestershire
  • communities: Belton, Crowle, Epworth, Haxey, Beltoft, High and Low Burnham, Owston Ferry, East Lound and Graise lound, Garthorpe, Luddington, Amcotts, West
  • Natural England. Retrieved 17 December 2017. Designated Sites View: Owston Woods Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Archived from
  • between Owston Ferry and Epworth in the Isle of Axholme, which according to a papal bull of 1398 was called anciently the Priory of the Wood The full
  • with nearby Eye Brook Valley Woods as a beautiful and natural small forest area for walking. The Reservoir and woods are cared for by the Leicestershire
  • School Intake Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic Primary School Bentley Owston Skellow Primary School Park Primary School Pheasant Bank Junior School Rossington
  • Spurn Welwick Saltmarsh Brockadale Denaby Ings Fen Carr Hopyard Haymeadow Owston Meadows Maltby Low Common Potteric Carr Sprotborough Flash Thorpe Marsh
  • features are Perpendicular. There are monuments saved and removed from Owston resited within the church: an effigy of a knight with sword brought from