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A Guide to Wytham Woods

The front cover of the guidebook, showing a blue tit at a nest box, with the title 'A Guide to Wytham Woods'



An 80-page guidebook packed with photographs and information about Wytham Woods, intended to be used as a walker's companion.


Detailed Description

Wytham Woods form the research woodland of the University of Oxford, which has owned the site since the early 1940s. They extend over almost 400 hectares (1000 acres) and are often described as the most researched area of woodland in the world, owing to their unrivalled history of scientific data collection. However, they are also a place of wonder and delight with over 32km of paths to explore. In addition to being studied by its research community the site is enjoyed by walkers, wildlife enthusiasts and school children. If
you are familiar with the Woods, you will find this guidebook a useful companion to take with you on your visits. If you have yet to experience the beauty of Wytham Woods, let this book show you a glimpse of what can be found there. Uncover some of the history behind this special place, find out about how our researchers are investigating the effects of climate change, read about how our wildlife is monitored and what we have learnt about their lives, and much more.