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Captain's Wood

Snape Road | Sudbourne Woodbridge Suffolk, Aldeburgh IP12 2BE, England
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Peaceful and hidden

We went in mid August and only saw one other visitor, but plenty of wild deer, dragon flies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CambridgeFrank
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Cambridge
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Ancient oak woodland with a forest trail

It's a little hard to find, but this ancient woodland repays the search. A trail through the old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rfortey
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Peaceful and hidden”
1 week ago
“Ancient oak woodland with a forest trail”
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Snape Road | Sudbourne Woodbridge Suffolk, Aldeburgh IP12 2BE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in mid August and only saw one other visitor, but plenty of wild deer, dragon flies, butterflies and a hare. Well marked one hour walk with serval benches. Worth taking a photo of the map at the entrance. Hard to find. Have attempted...More

Thank CambridgeFrank
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a little hard to find, but this ancient woodland repays the search. A trail through the old oaks takes you to a dragonfly paradise, and each twisted oak has its own personality.

Thank rfortey
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We managed to find the entrance to the woods after talking to a couple of locals. We went on the long signed walk and spotted deer and rabbits. There was a lot of bird song. When we exited the woods into a field about half...More

Thank skukusa1
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Suffolk Wildlife Trust write about the bluebells on their website for Captain's Wood. Car parking is in a small car park along the road or a few spaces of sensible parking (not to cause an obstruction or nuisance) on the side of the road. Access...More

1  Thank Kite2412
Reviewed 30 April 2016

A beautiful place to walk through oak woodland and bluebells. Ideal for bird watching or simply to enjoy the natural world. Very tranquil and interesting woodland to walk through. Parking was a short level walk away.

Thank Miriam624
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This is well worth the visit. Parking is a short distance away and overall the walk is about 3 miles on easy terrain. Late spring day, with the sun shining through the trees; a little slice of nirvana

1  Thank NAJB
Reviewed 16 December 2014

We often visit Captain's Wood. It's always a magical place to walk - the veteran oaks are magnificent; in April and May the wonderful bluebells carpet the ground in one area beneath lovely hazel trees. Sometimes we catch sight of the herd of Roe Deer...More

4  Thank LoonyLoo
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Captains wood is the perfect place for a relaxing (or not) walk. Enjoying the ancient trees, wild flowers, different habitats and when in season the fungi. This is one of Suffolks best kept secrets...

9  Thank JamesJohnson2013
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