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Greno Woods

A large ancient woodland in the north of Sheffield

Greno Woods is a large and beautiful reserve covering 178 hectares, next to the
residential areas of Grenoside, Ecclesfield and Chapeltown. There is evidence that Greno Woods existed as early as 1600AD and has played a critical role in the local economy ever since.

Although it has been significantly altered by non-native conifers, it remains a peaceful ancient woodland with lots of species to look out for including brown hares, badgers, bats and the common frog. There are over 60 species of birds including linnet, redpoll and little owl, as well as harbouring the rare shining guest ant.

Species and habitats

Heathland, Woodland
Brown Hare, Badger, Common Pipistrelle, Common Frog, Little Owl

Nearby nature reserves

Carr House Meadows
3 miles - Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust
Crabtree Ponds
4 miles - Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust
Agden Bog Nature Reserve
5 miles - Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

North of Grenoside
South Yorkshire
S35 8NY
Map reference
SK 325 950
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Picnic facilities
154.00 hectares
An expansive network of Public Rights of Way traverse the woodland. Contact the Trust for disabled access information
Walking information
An expansive network of Public Rights of Way traverse the woodland,
Forestry Commission car park on Woodhead Road, grid reference SK 326 950
Dogs allowed
Grazing animals
Reserve manager
Sheffield Wildlife Trust
Tel: 0114 263 4335