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Ainslie Wood (also known as Endsleigh Wood)9264

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.


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.

Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.


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


  • London Parks and Gardens Trust