• March 2021: Doncaster's first Tiny Forest is planted (Photo credit GNE Contracting)

  • March 2021: Scawsby Saltersgate Tiny Forest (Photo credit GNE Contracting)

  • March 2021: Path through the Tiny Forest (Photo credit GNE Contracting)

  • March 2021: Biodiversity tile (Photo credit GNE Contracting)

  • March 2021: Outdoor classroom area (Photo credit GNE Contracting)

Planted: 25 March 2021

Scawsby Saltersgate School

Location: Doncaster

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Welcome to our Tiny Forest

Doncaster's first Tiny Forest was planted on 25 March 2021 in the grounds of Scawsby Saltersgate Infant School. The forest was funded by Doncaster Council and will be used regulalry by the students, as part of their forest school classes. The design features a path that encourages people to walk through the forest, ending up in the outdoor classroom area, with benches surrounding a pond.

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Land Owner:


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Planting Information

Planted
By:
Landscape contractors
Planting
Date:
25 March 2021
Planted
Area:
207m2
Classroom
Area:
31m2
Featured
Pathways:
Yes
Species Planted in the Forest: Alder(Alnus glutinosa)  |  Apple, crab(Malus sylvestris)  |  Birch, silver(Betula pendula)  |  Blackthorn(Prunus spinosa)  |  Cherry, bird(Prunus padus)  |  Cherry, wild(Prunus avium)  |  Dog Rose(Rosa canina)  |  Elder(Sambucus nigra)  |  Elm, wych(Ulmus glabra)  |  Hawthorn(Crataegus monogyna)  |  Hazel(Corylus avellana)  |  Holly(Ilex aquifolium)  |  Hornbeam(Carpinus betulus)  |  Lime, small-leaved(Tilia cordata)  |  Maple, field(Acer campestre)  |  Oak, english(Quercus robur)  |  Spindle(Euonymus europaea)  |  Wild service tree(Sorbus torminalis)  |  Willow, goat(Salix caprea)
{ lat: 53.53533, lng: -1.16768 }& { lat: 53.53539, lng: -1.16771 }& { lat: 53.53542, lng: -1.16751 }& { lat: 53.53529, lng: -1.16745 }& { lat: 53.53525, lng: -1.16772 }& { lat: 53.53533, lng: -1.16775 }& { lat: 53.53533, lng: -1.16768 },

Tiny Forest Location:

  • Scawsby Saltersgate Infant School
  • Windsor Walk
  • Scawsby
  • Doncaster
  • DN5 8NQ
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 53.535333, -1.167639
  • Scawsby Saltersgate Infant School


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