Watch out for a horse hard at work in Coldfall from around the 29th of January onwards.

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Coppicing with the aid of horses will soon take place in Coldfall Wood.

The plan is to coppice some trees in one area of the wood, and to take out a few trees, mostly oaks and hornbeams, each side of the east-west path through the wood. The aim is to let in more light along the middle path where the trees are currently too crowded. Coppicing reduces the density of trees in the wood to let in light, the trees will soon re-grow to produce new stems.

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