The Bird's Nest Fence

Initially created to discourage visitors from the public bridleway from disturbing wild foul using the Pond, this has become an eyecatching feature in its own right and a welcome activity for volunteers every few years.

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Volunteers renew the Fence in early 2019

Vertical 1.5m wooden posts about 2m apart are woven with branches found and cut from our surrounding woods. Mixed species include hazel, birch, rowan and larch make a decorative and basket-like 'wall' about 120cm high.