Tag Archives: Wellesley Woodlands

Wellesley Brass Rubbing Trail

Fancy a walk in the woodlands this summer holiday but want it to be a little different?  Come down to Wellesley Woodlands on 23rd August to have a go at our new Brass Rubbing Trail. The Rangers will be on … Continue reading

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Tractors descend on Wellesley

On Friday Stu and I headed up to Rushmoor Bottom to mow the field by the Wellington Statue, which was a good opportunity to use both our tractors. Senior Ranger Stuart

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Cutting the way

On Thursday 12 July I was joined by Paul, Mike, Eric, Matt and Ed at Chalk Farm, Wellesley Woodlands to cut back the paths and remove brambles from around the saplings planted roughly 4 years ago.  Matt, Ed and Mike … Continue reading

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Survival Shelters

Last week I took some year 4 pupils from Talavera Junior School out into Rushmoor Bottom to learn about survival. The pupils got stuck in to experimenting with building different shelters in the woodlands out of sticks, moss and leaves. Later … Continue reading

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Chalk Farm Fence

  Yesterday I was joined by the Thursday BVCV group. The task was to finish of replacing the broken & rotten fencing at Chalk Farm. The main aim of the fence is to deter people driving across the grass to … Continue reading

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Digging for the Wellesley

Our rangers have been hard at work at Rushmoor Bottom, in Wellesley Woodlands manoeuvring a digger and our large tractor. We’ve had problems with unauthorised 4WDs entering our lovely beech woodland, causing a disturbance and damage. So by the new gate we installed … Continue reading

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Award for Wellesley Woodlands

I’m currently up in Northumberland at The Land Trust Managing Partners conference and Wellesley has won the award for the site delivering the most Beneficial/Improved Economic Activity. This is the first time this award has been handed out!  Thanks to … Continue reading

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