The Forestry Commission maintains a number of woodland areas in and around theBythams area which are suitable for, mostly, off-road cycling in.
As this section has grown it has been split into the following sections in order of distance from theBythams area …
Yew Tree Avenue
… an avenue of 150 clipped yew trees, many over 200 years old.
… a mixed woodland through which the Lincolnshire Cycle Route runs.
… a wood once used as an ammunition and bomb store during World War II
… a wood with relics of a former air-force base now the home of rare butterflies.
… the quietest of our local woodlands with many birds, including buzzards, and deer.
… part of the ancient Royal Forest of Rockingham
… a wood on the site of a C13th deer park which is rich in archaeological remains.
… a woodland that was formerly coppiced for centuries with a visitor and red kite centre.
Added : 22/04/11 : MG