• March 2020: The UK's first Tiny Forest in Witney is planted (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • March 2020: Planting day (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • September 2020: First monitoring day (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • May 2021: The Tiny Forest after one year (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • May 2021: Outdoor classroom area (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

Planted: 14 March 2020

Tychwood, Witney

Location: Witney

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Welcome to our Tiny Forest

Witney Tiny Forest was planted on Saturday 14 March 2020 and was the UK's first Tiny Forest. It was planted by volunteers from Witney Town Council, Witney Land Army, the Wychwood project and local residents. The octagonal design of the forest was inspired by Witney's Church steeple. There is an outdoor classroom area that can be used by both schools and local residents.

Funded By:

Land Owner:


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Planting Information

Planted
By:
Volunteer Group, Local Residents, Earthwatch
Planting
Date:
14 March 2020
Planted
Area:
207m2
Classroom
Area:
30m2
Featured
Pathways:
No
Species Planted in the Forest: Apple, crab(Malus sylvestris)  |  Birch, downy(Betula pubescens)  |  Birch, silver(Betula pendula)  |  Blackthorn(Prunus spinosa)  |  Dogwood(Cornus sanguinea)  |  Elder(Sambucus nigra)  |  Guelder, rose(Viburnum opulus)  |  Hazel(Corylus avellana)  |  Maple, field(Acer campestre)  |  Oak, english(Quercus robur)  |  Oak, sessile(Quercus petraea)  |  Willow, goat(Salix caprea)
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Tiny Forest Location:

  • Eton Close
  • Witney
  • OX28 3GB
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 51.777889, -1.469139
  • Witney Town Council: 01993 704379


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