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Old Nun Wood

An ancient woodland with colourful displays of wildflowers in the spring

Old Nun wood is small part of a larger area of ancient woodland. It is next door to Wappenbury Wood and connects to Princethorpe Great Wood. 


An excellent show of wildflowers appears in spring, with some rare sightings of Tawny Owls. 



Nearby nature reserves

Wappenbury Wood
0 miles - Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Bubbenhall Wood and Meadow
1 miles - Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Ryton Wood
1 miles - Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

2km west of Princethorpe, to the north east of Leamington Spa
CV23 9QA
Map reference
SP 382 708
Great for...
spring flowers
Best time to visit
Apr - Jul
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Opening Times
Open at all times
75.60 hectares

Open to the public
Walking information
Some paths get wet and muddy
Park at the junction with Burnthurst and Nun Wood Lane, in layby.
No dogs allowed
Grazing animals
Reserve manager
Karl Curtis
Tel: 02476 302912 from reserve pages