Gedling House Woods and Meadows is a local nature reserve managed on behalf of Gedling Borough Council by the Friends of Gedling House Woods.


Latest News

We are expecting 50 Hebridean sheep to start grazing in the first meadow (the one directly off Wood Lane) this Wednesday morning, 15th November. You will still be able to walk in the woods, as well as in the second and top meadows.

Posted 13th November 2017

Temporary Closure of the Meadow
The grass in the meadows was mowed yesterday, 11th October. The meadows will remain closed until baling, which will probably be early next week (w/c 16th/10). You will still be able to walk in the woods.

Posted 12th October 2017

New Map
We have a new downloadable sketch map of the woods and meadow, showing the pathways. This can be downloaded from our Maps page here: http://www.fghw.org.uk/maps/

Posted 18th August 2017

New Interpretation Board
A new interpretation board has been installed for meadow three, allowing identification of the wildflowers present in the meadow.

Posted 17th July 2017

The meadows had their annual weed-killing on Monday 19th June, and have now re-opened.

We are required to undertake weed killing annually under our agreement with Natural England. The purpose is to remove invasive broad-leaved weeds such as thistle, dock, burdock, ragwort and nettles to allow the grass and wild flowers to flourish.

Posted 26th June 2017

The Annual General Meeting of Friends of Gedling House Woods (FGHW) took place on Friday 16th June

The 2017 Annual Report can be found here: 2017 Annual Report

Posted 19th June 2017

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