Ainslie Wood (also known as Endsleigh Wood)9264

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

There are many fine oaks and also wild service trees as well hornbeam and ash, with hazel, crab-apple, field maple, hawthorn, blackthorn and rowan around the woods. It is known locally as Bluebell Wood for its fine spring display.

History

Ainslie Wood is an area of ancient woodland, at one time known as Endsleigh Wood, which was joined to Larks Wood until early in the C20th. The wood was privately owned and not publicly accessible until relatively recently, now the responsibility of LB Waltham Forest.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Highams Park; Chingford then bus. Bus: 97, 158, 215
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust