Hockwold Wood - Sold

Details for this wood

Guide price: £98,000 - Freehold
Size: About 7 acres

Location: between Hockwold and Weeting, Norfolk
OS Landranger: 143
Grid ref: TL 749 879
Nearest post code: IP26 4NQ

Contact: Ben Williamson
Phone: 07958 213 914
Email: [email protected]

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Big Scots pine, larch and spruce spread evenly across the wood with oak and chestnut mixed with hawthorn and other shrubs.  Lots of open ground some with interesting collection of wildflowers especially to the western part. Plenty of birds flit about in the woodland canopy, although not very good for the trees the ivy cladding some of the pines is excellent for birds.  Click on the link below to the Norfolk Wildlfie Trust's Weeting Heath NNR to see how this wood could be managed to improved for wildlife. It is shown as being Wild Bird General Licence Exclusion Zone (England).

Surrounding area   Nature reserves, neolithic flint mines, ruined castles. This wood is surrounded by land of high conservation status, although itself has few designations. Land to the north is SSSI part of the Brecks site of nature conservation interest. Nightjar, woodlark and stone curlew are rare birds protected nearby.  Grimes Graves is about 4 miles away. Weeting Heath NNR is almost opposite. Click through to the NWT site and web cam of the stone curlew nesting site, see the stone curlew in earlier clips on their nest.

Access   Is directly off the public highway.

Boundaries   The wood is bounded by fences, the fence to the south though has fallen in places. The woodland beyond this fence is not included, there are young trees on this land.

Please note, none of these woods are suitable for residential development, other uses such as summer camping may well be suitable.

Viewing: Phone to check the wood is still available.  Please do keep within the bounds of the woodland.  You are welcome to visit this wood by yourself, but please ensure that you have a copy of these sales details with you - many of our woodlands do not have mobile phone reception or internet access so we recommend either printing the details or downloading them to your phone/tablet/laptop. Please take care when viewing as the great outdoors can contain unexpected hazards and woodlands are no exception.

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Hockwold Wood is about 10 mile northwest of Thetford and the A11.

For Satnav: the nearest postcode is IP26 4NQ as shown by the red dot on the maps. Coordinates for your satnav are N52.46242   E0.57419

Click here for Bing Maps Directions  enter your own postcode and click on the "Go" box.

  • This will take you to the entrance to the wood
  • Park here and walk into the woodland
  • The easiest way in is the the right.

Please note: the particulars with plans, maps, descriptions and measurements are for reference only and although carefully checked we cannot guarantee their accuracy and do not form part of any contract. Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of these particulars.